Public Notes

A place for notes of our events

Women in Cryptography Network Reception @Crypto’22

Results written on the white board during the meeting, categorized complemented with useful links. Any suggestions/comments are more than welcomed.

Improving Culture in our Crypto Community

  • Tracking statistics on number of women attendees, presenters, co-authors etc (6 tags)
  • Communicating about harrassment (7 tags)
  • Email group for announcements (6 tags)
  • Improve Implementation of Code of Conduct (5 tags): how to improve the “reception” of disclosures/reports regarding the CoC. Do we maybe want a (voted?) CoC team that has obtained some “awarness” training to tackle incidents in a “good” way?
  • Rethinking the forced quotas/represantion of women in committees (PC, recruitment etc.) -> raise awareness (9 tags)

Improving IACR events

  • Higher temperature, lower air conditioning (6 tags)
  • Working on helping people attend IACR events who can’t because of money and/or visa (6 tags)
  • More visiblity for early career researchers (Keynotes, PC, etc) (11 tags)
  • Worshop (activities) on intersectional feminism for everyone (women++) not double-scheduled with allies&inclusion panel discussion but together (7 tags)

Career Development

  • Longer research workshops featuring women in crypto with student talks (3 tags)
  • Peer-to-peer organized mentoring (not just for women), matching junior & senior PhD students/postdocs across institutions (15 tags)
  • Presentation techniques (how to give good talks/have stage precence) (6 tags)