iSchool Directory

Affiliate Position

  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, UW Information School

Education

  • Ph D, University of Washington, 2006
  • MA, University of Chicago, 1999
  • BA, Universidad Iberoamericana, 1994

Memberships

  • Americas Communication Research Network
  • Association of Internet Researchers
  • International Network for Social Network Analysis

Publications and Contributions

  • Research Report
    An examination of MOOC usage for professional workforce development outcomes in Colombia, the Philippines, & South Africa (2016)
    Authors: Maria Garrido, Lucas Koepke, Scott Anderson, Andres Felipe Mena, Mayette Macapagal, Lorenzo Dalvit
  • Research Report
    Coding Bootcamps: A Strategy for Youth Employment (2016)
    Authors: Maria Garrido, Araba Sey
  • Guide
    Do you know what MOOCs are? Discover a new way to improve your knowledge and skills (2016)
    Authors: Maria Garrido, Lucas Koepke, Scott Andersen, Andres Felipe Mena, Mayette Macapagal, Lorenzo Dalvit
  • Guide
    MOOCs: A guide for educators (2016)
    Authors: Maria Garrido, Lucas Koepke, Scott Andersen, Andres Felipe Mena, Mayette Macapagal, Lorenzo Dalvit
  • Guide
    MOOCs: A guide for librarians (2016)
    Authors: Maria Garrido, Lucas Koepke, Scott Andersen, Andres Felipe Mena, Mayette Macapagal, Lorenzo Dalvit
  • Report
    Massive open online courses as a tool for workforce development in Colombia, the Philippines, and South Africa (2016)
    Authors: Maria Garrido, Lucas Koepke, Scott Andersen, Andres Felipe Mena, Mayette Macapagal, Lorenzo Dalvit
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Twitter as the People’s Microphone: Emergence of Authorities during Protest Tweeting (2014)
    Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web Authors: Alexander Halavais, Maria Garrido
  • Research Report
    A Survey on eInclusion Actors in the EU27 (2013)
    JRC Scientific and Technical Reports Authors: Gabriel Rissola, Maria Garrido
  • Conference Extended Abstract
    Los movimientos de los Medios Sociales. Apropiaciones de Facebook y su relación con los repertorios del Movimiento Juvenil 6 de Abril en Egipto. (2013)
    XI Congreso Espanol de Sociologia. Crisis y Cambio Propuestas desde la Sociologia Authors: Maria Garrido, Luis Fernando Baron, Norah Abokhodair
  • Research Report
    El Rol de los Telecentros y las Bibliotecas en Situación de Catástrofe: El Caso Chileno (2012)
    Seattle: Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School. Authors: Angelica Celedon, Andrea Pequeno, Maria Garrido, Beth Patin
  • Research Brief
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Disruptive political use of ICTs in contentious politics: the between-cases analysis (2012)
    Politics in the Information Age Authors: Volodymyr Lysenko, Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, Maria Garrido
  • Conference Extended Abstract
    Dynamic Library Services during Extreme Events: the case of the 2010 Earthquake and Tsunami in Chile (2012)
    American Library Association Authors: Maria Garrido, Beth Patin
  • Technical Report
  • Research Report
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Understanding the Links Between ICT Skills Training and Employability: An Analytical Framework (2012)
    Information Technology and International Development, Volume 8, Issue 2 Authors: Maria Garrido, Joseph Sullivan, Gordon Andrew
  • Conference Paper
    From "the end user is the message" to "the interaction is the message": Proposing mediated action as a framework for analyzing the role of ICTs in development (2010)
    International Development Research Centre Open ICT for Development Workshop Authors: Araba Sey, Maria Garrido
  • Research Report
    Immigrant women, e-skills & employability in Europe: The case of Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, and Spain (2010)
    Research Report Authors: Maria Garrido, G Rissola, M Rastrelli, A Diaz, J Ruiz,
  • Conference Paper
    Understanding the links between ICT skills and Employability: An Analytical Framework (2010)
    Conference Proceedings, ICTD2010, ACM/IEEE Authors: Maria Garrido, J Sullivan
  • Conference Paper
    Activism in 140 characters: Twitter and Social Movements (2009)
    Proceedings of IR 10.0, Internet:Critical Author: Maria Garrido
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Deconstructing ICT Skills and Employability (2009)
    Information Technologies & International Development, Volume 5, Issue 2 Authors: Maria Garrido, A Badshah, Christopher Coward,
  • Research Report
  • Working Paper
    Researching the links between ICT skills and Employability: An Analytical Framework (2009)
    Author: Maria Garrido
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Special Issue: ICT Skills and Employability (2009)
    , Volume 5, Issue 2 Authors: Maria Garrido, A Badshah, Christopher Coward
  • Research Report
    Technology for employability in Washington State: The role of ICT training on the employment, compensation & aspirations of low?skilled, older, and unemployed workers (2009)
    Authors: Maria Garrido, Chris Rothschild, B T Oumar
  • Conference Paper
    The role of ICT skills training in advancing employability outcomes for immigrant women in Europe (2009)
    ICT and Migration: Mobility and Cohesion in the Digital Age Authors: Maria Garrido, N Rissola, M Rastrelli
  • Conference Paper
    The role of digital competences in advancing the employability of immigrant women in the European Union (2009)
    Community Informatics Conference Authors: Maria Garrido, G Rissola, M Rastrelli
  • Conference Paper
    Understanding the contribution of basic ICT skills training to improve the employment opportunities of low skilled groups in Washington State (2009)
    ACORN-REDECOM Americas Communication Research Network Authors: Maria Garrido, C Rothschild, B T Oumar
  • Research Report
    Bridging the e-Skills Gap in Central and Eastern Europe: The Growth of e-Skills and Employability Initiatives in the Newly Expanded European Union (2008)
    Authors: M West, Maria Garrido
  • Conference Paper
    Bridging the e-Skills gap in Central and Eastern Europe: The Growth of e-Skills and Employability initiatives in the Newly Expanded European Union (2008)
    Telecentre Leadership Forum Authors: M West, Maria Garrido
  • Research Report
    Evidence Narratives: Stories of the impact of computer training (2008)
    Authors: J. Sullivan, G. Gordon, Maria Garrido, M West, T. Vander Leest, N. Huskins
  • Research Report
  • Research Report
  • Research Report
    ICT Training for Disadvantaged Populations: The importance of tailoring to the local context. Center for Information & Society (2007)
    Authors: Maria Garrido, Christopher Coward, A Gordon,
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    ICT training and employability: Integrated service delivery in United States workforce development networks (2007)
    Center for Information & Society, Research Paper Series Authors: J. Sullivan, A. Gordon, Christopher Coward, Maria Garrido, K. Dridi
  • Conference Paper
    Showcasing e-Inclusion initiatives and the role of the Third Sector in the European Union (2007)
    e-Skills and Employability Workshop Author: Maria Garrido
  • Conference Report
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Women Appropriating Information and Communication Technologies for Social change in Latin America" (2006)
    Cinderella or Cyberella: Empowering Women in the Knowledge Society, Page 165-190 Authors: Maria Garrido, Raul Roman
  • Conference Paper
    Corporations, NGOs and IT Training: Blending private and nonprofit approached to achieving socio-economic outcomes (2005)
    World Forum on Information Society - World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Authors: Christopher Coward, R Roman, Maria Garrido, B Kolko, A Gordon
  • Book, Non-Scholarly-New
    Connected for Development – Information Kiosks and Sustainability". (2003)
    United Nations Information and Communication Technologies Task Force (UN ICTTF) Book Series No.4 Authors: Maria Garrido, S Khan
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Characterizing E-Inclusion Intermediary Actors in Europe: Exploring the Role of Third Sector Organizations
    International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA).Special issue: Public Service Innovations through Information and Communication Technologies: Theory and Practice Authors: Cristina Torecillas, Maria Garrido, Gianluca Misuraca, Gabriel Rissola

Presentations

  • Development and Access to Information 2019 (DA2i) Report (2019)
    Redplanes 2019 - Cusco, Peru
  • Public Libraries as Learning Spaces to Promote Data Literacy for Civic Participation Among Women (2019)
    NEXT Library - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Development and Access to Information: The Role of Libraries in Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (2018)
    10th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML 2018) - Chania, Crete, Greece
  • Mobile Information Literacy: Adaptable curriculum for smartphone users in Myanmar and Kenya (2018)
    Mobile Learning Week - Paris, France
  • We can work it out: Building future skills for the digital economy (2018)
    UNESCO/ITU Mobile Learning Week 2018 - Paris, France
  • Public Libraries: Thriving Social Spaces for Civic Engagement (2017)
    iAffilates Day 2017 - Seattle
  • Coding Bootcamps: a Strategy for Youth Employment in Developing Countries (2016)
    World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Dynamics of mobile phone appropriation in transnational migration: The experience of Mexican migrants in Seattle, Washington (2015)
    International Conference on Mobile Applications for Empowerment and Social Inclusion of Immigrants - London, England, United Kingdom
  • First I-LINC project panel on youth employability (2015)
    Telecentre Europe Summit 2015 - Belgrade, Serbia
  • eInclusion actors and public access: Future trends and research in the field of ICTD (2014)
    Telecenter-Europe Summit - Zagreb, Croatia
  • Transforming research into tools for advocacy and policy action (2014)
    Telecenter-Europe capacity building workshop - Brussels, Belgium
  • Youth, employability and eleadership skills: Youth entpreneuralism in the Euroepan Union (2014)
    European e-Skills 2014 Conference e-Leadership and IT Professionalism, European Commission - Brussels, Belgium
  • Collective action in the age of social media. Theoretical and methodological considerations (2013)
    Summer Graduate Seminars, University Complutense - Madrid, Spain
  • Mapping eInclusion actors in the European Union: Preliminary Findings (2013)
    Spark 4th Global Forum on Telecenters, Telecenter.org - Granada, Spain
  • Youth and Social Change in the Digital Age (2013)
    Department of Communications, Grad School Seminar.University of San Luis, Argentina - San Luis, Argentina
  • Appropriating Facebook: Egypt's April 6th Movement through the lens of a social networking site (2012)
    Association for Internet Researchers - Manchester, England, United Kingdom
  • Human and Political Grievances for Mobilization: Differential roles of Facebook during the Egyptian Arab Spring (2012)
    Change Seminar, Department of Computer Science - Seattle, WA
  • Intercultural communication and social movements: Lessons from the April 6th Youth Movement in Egypt (2012)
    Intercultural Communications Seminar, Department of Communications, University of Washington - Seattle, WA
  • International Research: lessons, challenges, and how it continues to shape my worldview (2012)
    International Research Methods Graduate Seminar, Department of Communications, University of Washington - Seattle, WA
  • Literature Review of how Telecentres operate and have an Impact on eInclusion. Expert Workshop on Measuring the impact of eInclusion intermediaries (2012)
    MIRIEA Project experts workshop, Joint Research Center of the European Commission - Seville, Spain
  • Mobile phone use in the context of interntaional migration (2012)
    Mobile Assistance for Social Inclusion and Empowerment of Immigrants with Persuasive Learning Technologies and Social Network Services, European Union DG Connect - Rome, Italy
  • Past and Present of Telecenters: Their demonstrated value (2012)
    Telecentre Europe Summit - Warsaw, Poland
  • RT @Leaders #g20: The emergence of influence in protest-related tweeting (2012)
    Institute for Prospective Technology Studies (IPTS) Knowledge Market Place - Seville, Spain
  • Seminario online: El Rol de los Centros de Acceso Pœblico a Internet en Situaci›n de Catÿstrofe [online presentation] (2012)
    Telecenter.org Webinars
  • A Critical Theory approach to social change research: Perspectives, Strategies, and why Information Technology matters (2011)
    Social Tools for Social Change Seminar, Department of Communication, University of Washington - Seattle, WA
  • A Critical Theory approach to social change research: Social Movements, Social networks, and the role of ICTs (2011)
    PhD Research Design Seminar (INSC570) - Seattle, WA
  • Dynamics of mobile phone appropriation in transnational migration: Preliminary observations on the experiences of migrants in Seattle, WA (2011)
    Association for Internet Researchers Aoir12 - Seattle, WA
  • ICT and Collective Action: Egypt's April˜6th Youth Movement and the Revolution (2011)
    Community Informatics Seminar, Information School, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Immigrant women, e-Skills, and Employability in Europe: The Case of Hungary, Italy, Romania, Spain, and The Netherlands (2011)
    iSchool Research Conversations - Seattle, WA
  • Measuring the role of social organizations in advancing EU e-Inclusion goals (2011)
    Telecentre Europe Summit 2011 - Brussels, Belgium
  • Mobility and Emergent Information Needs: Three Projects - North America, South America and Europe (2011)
    Gates Foundation Global Libraries Program - Seattle, WA
  • Public Access ICT and Disaster Management (2011)
    Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA) Talks - Seattle, WA
  • Social movements, social networks and the quest for social change (2011)
    Communication and International Relations Seminar, Department of Communication, University of Washington - Seattle, WA
  • Social movements, solidarity networks, and the quest for social change (2011)
    Community Informatics Seminar, Information School, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Social movements, solidarity networks, and the quest for social change : The experience of the Zapatista Movement and the G20 Movement (2011)
    ICT4D Seminar, Information School, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
  • The Role of Libraries & Telecenters during the 2010 Chilean Earthquake (2011)
    Gates Foundation library gathering - Seattle, WA
  • The Zapatista Indigenous Women: The Movement within the Movement (2011)
    Indigenous Feminisms, Women Studies, University of Washington - Seattle, WA
  • From 'the end user is the message' to 'the interaction is the message': Proposing mediated action as a framework for analyzing the role of ICTs in development (2010)
    Open development: Technological, organizational and social innovations transforming the developing world, IDRC - International Development Research Center - Ottawa, CA
  • Understanding the links between ICT skills and employability: An Analytical Framework (2010)
    Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICTD) - London, England, United Kingdom