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Issue 151: iSGTW 18 November 2009


Women in IT: Lebanon

Claire Devereux, who works on the EGEE, GridPP, and NGS grid computing projects at the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council, travelled to Lebanon in September as part of a British Council Exchange Program to promote women in information technology.

During her trip, she spent five days in Beirut and three days touring the country’s industry, meeting women in high-profile positions: ministers, entrepreneurs, university researchers and professors. This was followed by a two-day networking event. Representatives from seven countries from the Near East and North Africa were involved.

To find out more about best practices for enabling more women to enter the field of information technology and to stay in careers once they get there, we interviewed her about the additional barriers to women in Lebanon.

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Wouldn't it be great if you could create a workflow of cloud-based services and applications that can interact seamlessly? SAVOIR, the backbone of HSVO, will do just that.

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Cloud computing

 A tool for reaching the cloud

To encourage the adoption of cloud technology, academic users can use the services hosted on the Belfast e-Science Center cloud for free.

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Link of the week

/ R-E-S-P-E-C-T

How do you spell “Recommended External Software for EGEE CommuniTies?”

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Image of the week


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