In this excerpt from her 2008 presentation to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dr. Claudia Morrell, the executive director of the Center for Women and Information Technology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, speaks about "Using Electronic Communities To Support Women in Science" from a global perspective.

I run the International Task Force for Women in ICTs. It's an eighty member multi-national organization that arose out of a meeting in Baltimore in 2005.