Christina Haralanova and Sophie Toupin

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Christina Haralanova is a feminist, a free software activist and trainer in strategic use of information and communication technologies (ICT). Christina has been working for the past 12 years with feminist movements around the world for the appropriation of ICT through principles of solidarity, software freedom and privacy of information. In her MA research, Haralanova has studied free and open source software development, highlighting examples of women’s contributions and challenging the technological gap between men and women in computer science. Since fall 2010, she is a PhD Candidate in Communication Studies at Concordia University focusing on spaces of hacking and feminist practices and perspectives of technology. 

Sophie Toupin is currently working for Media@McGill, a hub for research, scholarship and public outreach on media, technology and culture at McGill University in Montreal. In 2012-2013 she was a research associate at the Five College Women’s Studies Research Centre in Amherst, Massachusetts. Her research interests focus on the relationship between feminist online and offline practices within social movements, and feminist, queer and trans hacker culture.

- See more at: http://dpi.studioxx.org/en/no/29-The-Montreal-Issue/femhack-feminism-and...

Christina Haralanova is a feminist, a free software activist and trainer in strategic use of information and communication technologies (ICT). Christina has been working for the past 12 years with feminist movements around the world for the appropriation of ICT through principles of solidarity, software freedom and privacy of information. In her MA research, Haralanova has studied free and open source software development, highlighting examples of women’s contributions and challenging the technological gap between men and women in computer science. Since fall 2010, she is a PhD Candidate in Communication Studies at Concordia University focusing on spaces of hacking and feminist practices and perspectives of technology. 

Sophie Toupin is currently working for Media@McGill, a hub for research, scholarship and public outreach on media, technology and culture at McGill University in Montreal. In 2012-2013 she was a research associate at the Five College Women’s Studies Research Centre in Amherst, Massachusetts. Her research interests focus on the relationship between feminist online and offline practices within social movements, and feminist, queer and trans hacker culture.

- See more at: http://dpi.studioxx.org/en/no/29-The-Montreal-Issue/femhack-feminism-and...

Christina Haralanova is a feminist, a free software activist and trainer in strategic use of information and communication technologies (ICT). Christina has been working for the past 12 years with feminist movements around the world for the appropriation of ICT through principles of solidarity, software freedom and privacy of information. In her MA research, Haralanova has studied free and open source software development, highlighting examples of women’s contributions and challenging the technological gap between men and women in computer science. Since fall 2010, she is a PhD Candidate in Communication Studies at Concordia University focusing on spaces of hacking and feminist practices and perspectives of technology. 

Sophie Toupin is currently working for Media@McGill, a hub for research, scholarship and public outreach on media, technology and culture at McGill University in Montreal. In 2012-2013 she was a research associate at the Five College Women’s Studies Research Centre in Amherst, Massachusetts. Her research interests focus on the relationship between feminist online and offline practices within social movements, and feminist, queer and trans hacker culture.

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