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Issue No.04 - April (2009 vol.42)
pp: 110-113
Peggy Doerschuk , Lamar University
Jiangjiang Liu , Lamar University
Judith Mann , Lamar University
ABSTRACT
Retaining and recruiting women and underrepresented minorities in computing is an important issue for computing educators.
INDEX TERMS
broadening participation in computing, computers and society
CITATION
Peggy Doerschuk, Jiangjiang Liu, Judith Mann, "Increasing Participation of Females and Underrepresented Minorities in Computing", Computer, vol.42, no. 4, pp. 110-113, April 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.122
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