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Safe Goa nominated for Sandvik India Gender Awards 2018

Chinmayi S K was selected as a finalist in the Individual category of the Sandvik India Gender Awards, 2018 for the Safe Goa project, which was conceived and executed as an initiative of The Bachchao Project. Sandvik India received 384

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Workshop on inclusive tech hosted by Prototype Fund in Berlin

The Prototype Fund, Berlin hosted a “Diversity and Inclusion in Tech” workshop on May 7, 2018. The workshop was held at the Mozilla office in Berlin and delivered by Chinmayi S K, Founder of The Bachchao Project. It was based on

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The Bachchao Project at RightsCon 2018

Members of The Bachchao Project spoke at five different sessions at RightsCon held in Toronto, Canada from May 16 to 18, 2018. Chinmayi S K and Rohini Lakshané delivered a lightning talk entitled “Researching women’s lives and livelihoods in the

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Session at Internet Researchers’ Conference, 2018

A paper submission entitled “Of Sieges and Shutdowns” based on a recent exploratory study by Chinmayi S K and Rohini Lakshané has been selected for the Internet Researchers’ Conference (IRC), 2018. In line with this year’s theme of the conference

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Talk on Technology for Diversity and Inclusion at IIIT Bengaluru

Rohini Lakshané, Director (Emerging Research) at The Bachchao Project, delivered a talk on “Designing technology for diversity and inclusion” at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Bengaluru on January 17, 2018. The talk covered the fundamentals of designing technology

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Snippets from public consultation on data protection bill

We live-tweeted from the Bengaluru edition of the public consultation on India’s draft data protection law and compiled the significant interventions made at the event into a Twitter Moment. The consultation, organised by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

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Posted in Data protection and privacy