Questions for the Readers

Kicking Butt in Computer Science: Women in Computing at Carnegie Mellon University by Carol Frieze, Ph.D. and Jeria Quesenberry, Ph.D.

Questions for the Readers:

Although not the norm, by any means, studies have shown that in some countries, cultures and micro-cultures women are contributing to computer science in surprising numbers. What examples can you identify?

What is also surprising is that the lowest participation for women occurs in the “western developed nations.” Why might this be the case?

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