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Amanda Menking is an educator and researcher with interests at the intersections of social computing systems (like Wikipedia), knowledge production, and gender. Her dissertation focused on how women’s health information on the English language Wikipedia is created, curated, and neglected.She’s also a veteran of the Seattle tech scene, having worked for two start-ups and as a vendor at Microsoft. Recently, she’s been working in the area of “femtech." As a researcher and educator, she takes a critical stance, emphasizing how knowledge is situated and engaging in the “essential critical work of thinking with care and anxiety” (Simmons, 2016).