IWD Podcast: Women in the tech industry

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Dr Shahla Ghobadi is an Associate Professor of Information Management at Leeds University Business School. Her research contributes to advancing knowledge on the social and human aspects of developing software. Shahla has worked in automobile, eScience, and software industries as a consultant and project manager. Industry has inspired and significantly enriched her research on collaboration in software development firms and social change.
Dr Amber Young is Director of the ISYS PhD Program and Assistant Professor of Information Systems in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. Her research interests include how IT can be designed, developed and implemented for social and organizational good.

Shahla Ghobadi and Amber Young

As part of Leeds University Business School’s International Women’s Day series, Dr Shahla Ghobadi (University of Leeds) is joined by Dr Amber Young (University of Arkansas) to discuss how women are advancing the field in information systems, and what the challenges of being a woman in the tech industry are. 

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This podcast episode was recorded in March 2021 via remote recording. If you would like to get in touch regarding this podcast, please contact research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. A transcript of this episode is available.

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