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NTNU is organizing a world-class technology management conference in June 13-15, 2016 in Trondheim (www.ice-conference.org). In June-14th, the WeLead program is organizing a special workshop in the conference titled “1st International Workshop on the Leadership of Women in Computing Science “.

Welead (sponsored by IME faculty) program grants 20 participants to attend the workshop.  You can participate with/without submitting a paper at the workshop. Participants who need to travel to Trondheim can get reimbursed their travel costs from WeLead program. 

Our workshop runs from lunch to Gala dinner held in the evening. We have a world known keynote speaker prof. Patricia Lago from the Netherlands delivering the keynote.

The special theme for this year is “Mentorship Framework”

Workshop Program

  • 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 – 15:00 Workshop session 1
    • 13:30 – 14:15 Keynote talk: Novel Perspectives on Mentoring in Computer Science
      Speaker: Prof. Patricia Lago, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    • 14:15 – 15:00 Talk: What helps towards inclusion: Girls and data projects
      Speaker: Prof. Vivian Lagesen, NTNU

    • 14:45 – 15:00 Short paper presentations
  • 15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:30 – 17:00 Workshop session 2

    • 15:30 – 16:15 Short paper presentations
    • 16:15 – 17:00 Closing talk: Love IT and Students
      Speaker: Prof. Maria Letizia Jaccheri, NTNU
  • Gala dinner at Kristiansten Fortress – Restaurant Kommandanten

Please indicate your plans of participation (even without the 1-page abstract) to  Soudabeh at soudabeh@idi.ntnu.no and Letizia Jaccheri


– Kirsti Elisabeth Berntsen: The making of positive circles: Inclusion of women to computer science

– Laura Georg: How do we start the snowball effect: Social Media for Trust in Professional Female Networks

– Ozlem Ozgobek: Cultural Differences and Mentorship

– Letizia Jaccheri: Mentoring or not mentoring this is the question

– Birgit R. Krogstie: Self-efficacy: A tool for reflection in mentoring

– Anniken Karlsen and Letizia Jaccheri: WeLead as a force in the aftermath of the NTNU merger

– Anna Mavroudi: Women and men-dominated working environments and mentorship

– Soudabeh Khodambashi: Critical success factors in mentoring

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