Web Women Want

Panel at RightsCon with Renata Avila, Global Campaigns Manager, World Wide Web Foundation (Moderator); Morgan Marquis-Bore, Security Researcher, Citizen Lab/Senior Security Engineer, Google; Felicity Ruby, Director of Global Internet Policy, Thoughtworks; Nnenna Nwakanma, Africa Regional Coordinator, The World Wide Web Foundation; Fieke Jansen, Programme Manager, Digital Defenders Partnership, Hivos; Jensine Larsen, Founder & CEO, WorldPulse

This session will discuss the real gender barriers to ICT access by giving women whose leadership and expertise are very relevant to shape the Web We Want a microphone, a floor, and a support network to think the way the web can help reduce the numerous gaps women face and identify a common ground even when those who disagree. While sharing their vision, panelists will explore why these gender barriers exist and what can be done to fix them.