Computer Magazine Tackles the Critical Challenge of Bringing Women into Computing
- "Diversity in Computing: Why It Matters and How Organizations Can Achieve It," by Wendy M. DuBow from the National Center for Women and Information Technology at the University of Colorado at Boulder;
- "Priming the Pipeline: Addressing Gender-Based Barriers in Computing," by Telle Whitney, Denise Gammal, Barbara Gee, Jody Mahoney, and Caroline Simard from the Anita Borg Institute;
- "A Path Between: Mentoring the Next Generation of Computing Professionals," by Mary Fernández of AT&T Labs; and
- "More than Gender: Taking a Systemic Approach to Improving K-12 Computer Science Education," by Chris Stephenson of the Computer Science Teachers Association and Rebecca Dovi, a teacher at Patrick Henry High School in Richmond, Virginia.
- Representatives from the University of Washington, University of Virginia, and Harvey Mudd College describe how they've increased the number of women in computer science programs at their institutions. The authors include Crystal Eney, Ed Lazowska, Hélène Martin, Stuart Reges, James P. Cohoon, J. McGrath Cohoon, Mary Lou Soffa, and Maria Klawe.
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