Sharon Hackett

Internet and Literacy Development Agent at the Centre de documentation sur l’éducation des adultes et la condition feminine (CDÉACF), Sharon Hackett is involved in reflections and initiatives surrounding the integration of information technologies in community organisations, locally and internationally. President of the World Forum on Community Networking, she is also active in Québec among groups promoting open-source software. Founder of the netFemmes network (, she also co-ordinated many studies on the information technologies (IT) needs of womens’ groups (