Mon, 2015-11-23 17:25

Inspiring a New Generation of Women Computer Programmers in Austere Environments (Grand Ballroom ABC)

Women in the United States are a minority when it comes to competing in the STEM fields. They are seldom seen as leading technical developers and programmers. The environment is changing: education systems, government, non-profit institutions, and marketing schemes have identified this gender gap.  In contrast, the development and support for building programming and coding skills are nearly neglected in developing countries. The key to closing this gap lies in creating leaders who are bridge builders.

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