Social Media, Networks, and Movements for Women’s Empowerment

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2021•09•30    21:00 - 22:30
    Kuala Lumpur

    The Gender and Digital Health Webinar Series is a platform to foster new partnerships and co-create knowledge on the gendered dimensions of digital technologies for health, with a focus on translation of evidence to policy and practice-based learning in low and middle income countries. The series are organised by a consortium between UNU IIGH, The University of Cape Town and BBC Media Action.

    Topics we will explore:

    • Women’s access to and use of social media in India

    • The role of gender norms in limiting access to and use of social media in India

    • Social media and Social Network Analysis in the USA

    • Digital social movements and campaigns for women’s social justice


    Sara Chamberlain, Digital Director, BBC Media Action, India


    Yamini Atmavilas, Senior Program Officer, Gender Equality, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    Ambika Tandon, Senior Researcher, Centre for Internet and Society

    Aayush Rathi, Senior Researcher, Centre for Internet and Society

    Anita Gurumurthy, Executive Director, IT for Change

    Dr Eric Rice, Co-Director, USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society

    Dr Orlanda Ruthven, Independent Researcher & Practitioner

    IMPORTANT: Registration via Eventbrite is MANDATORY. Zoom connection details will be sent via email upon registration.

    Event Details

    When: Thursday, 30 September 2021

    Time: 21:00 – 22:30pm (MYT) / 9:00 – 10:30am (EDT)