Shaowen Bardzell is Professor of Informatics at Indiana University’s School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. Bardzell’s research explores the contributions of design, feminism, and social science to support technology’s role in social change. She has organized workshops at CHI, DIS, CSCW, NordiCHI, Aarhus Conference, British HCI, PDC, EPIC, ACE, 2007-2019, including several workshops on feminism, gender, sexuality, and emancipatory politics.
Jofish Kaye is Principal Research Scientist at Mozilla in the Emerging Technologies team. His research explores the social, cultural, and technological effects of technology on people, and how people’s decisions, needs, and behaviors can change and improve those technologies. He manages a team focusing on open voice tools and technologies and runs both the Mozilla Research Grants program and the Mozilla Research Conference sponsorships. He chaired CHI 2016, and has a long running interest in improving diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.
Katta Spiel is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Playful Physical Computing with KU Leuven and University of Vienna, where they investigate the play preferences of neurodivergent people. Their broader research agenda centers marginalised perspectives in design with a focus on gender and disability. They question epistemological paradigms, critically reflect on research, speculate on utopias and envision alternative futures through (participatory) design. They are also a co-founder of chronically academic and have served five years as a city council member in Weimar, Germany.
Funding for this workshop has been generally provided by the ACM SIGCHI Development Funds.