January 29th, 2019 § 0 comments

In the early 80s, some 35% of Computer Science students in the US were women. Today, that figure is under 20%. This graph, from NPR’s Planet Money, shows the turning point when women, when gender equality in computer science programmes stopped improving and took a nosedive. Until the mid-80s, female students had been forming an ever-increasing percentage of CS classes, as in other disciplines.…

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