Dr Charlotte Webb
diversity and inclusion champions
Co-founder and senior lecturer
Feminist Internet and Creative Computing Institute | Europe
Dr Charlotte Webb is a passionate advocate for the ethical development of web-based technologies, championing internet equality for women and other marginalised groups through creative practice and feminist technology development. She is co-founder of Feminist Internet, a collective aiming to make the internet more equal by combining creative practice, feminism and technology.
A peer said: “Charlotte’s firm commitment to fairness and ethics shines through in every contribution she makes, raising the bar for those around her to think more widely about how decisions they make will impact end users.”
She is Senior Lecturer at the Creative Computing Institute, London, where she created a Masters Degree in Internet Equalities, and oversees the production of the CCI’s fully online courses, which aim to extend UAL education to a wider audience. She developed a 4-week online course ‘Design a Feminist Chatbot’ for FutureLearn. She also managed the production of 3 FutureLearn courses that address issues of equality and technology, in partnership with Coding Black Females, Feminist Internet and UK Black Tech.
She was nominated by the Evening Standard as one of the most influential people in Technology and Science in London, 2018 and has been widely featured in the international press. She has presented her work internationally, including at TedX Barcelona, Reykjavik Global Women’s Forum, Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity and Barbados Internet Governance Forum