How might we radically improve access to, and quality of, sexual and reproductive health education and services for young people? was the theme of OpenIDEO and UNFPA Young People's Sexual and Reproductive Health Challenge in 2017/2018. The Bitness Project, designed in this competition to carry Cape Verde as field site and host of product development, was shortlisted as final idea and underwent a stage of Refinement through a Final Review.
Womenise.it Summit Liderança Feminina
Introducing Bitness at the Summit Liderança Feminina organized by Womenise.it in Praia, Cape Verde. November 17-18, 2017.
The Bitness Project V.01
Showing in Attempts, Failures, Trials, and Errors, a curated show of wearable technologies and e-textiles projects that aims to explore "forgotten attempts and perspectives, less successful paths, and less mediatized projects".
Exhibiting the design toolkit that was first created and deployed in 2013-14, V.01 of the ongoing Bitness Project. Website launch and exhibition in Bergen, Norway, November 2017. Exhibition traveled to Salonul de Proiecte Bucharest in Romania (2018) and Kibla, Maribor in Slovenia (2018/2019)
Empower Women 2016-2017 Champion for Change
Hello World! Bitness Founder is listed UN Women's Empower Women 2016-2017 Champion for Change.
Technology and Women's Health: Creative Perspectives for Empowerment
This is a series of projects around topics of the body in women and girls. It aims to highlight how access to information on sexual and reproductive health is crucial to a woman/girls’ bodily health and bodily integrity. As Empower Women champion for change we start exploring novel ways to make knowledge available.
Hands-on Workshop: Crafting Digital Textiles
Introduction to the basics of soft circuitry and sewn electronics. Empower Women: STEAM oriented project, delivered as creative workshop within IxDA. The IxDA North East England chapter is organized by Hedgehoglab in Newcastle, UK.