Dr Hannah Dee’s TedXAberystwyth talk is now available. She talks about the issues that woman face in Computing and IT Sciences, and what can be done to increase the numbers of women in technology.
Dr Hannah Dee is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at Aberystwyth University. She has a BSc in Cognitive Science (1996), an MA in Philosophy (1998) and a PhD in Computing (2005) all from the University of Leeds. Her research areas are applied computer vision; the detection of shadows and reasoning about shadows; and student attitudes to the study of computer science.
She has held postdoctoral positions in Grenoble (France), Leeds, and Kingston upon Thames. She is also a women in computing activist: she founded the BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium, a national conference for women undergraduates in computer science, and is still deputy chair. She has been on the committee of BCSWomen since 2007.
TEDxAberystwyth is an independently organized non-profit TED-like event. You can watch her video below: