WOMEN & COMPUTING

Linda Kingsbury lab_sakano at maillink.berkeley.edu
Thu Mar 28 19:00:14 EST 1996


In article <4j72ft$70s_001 at salford.ac.uk>, B.A.Shama at MCS.salford.ac.uk wrote:

> What are the reasons for there being so few women in computer science?
> 
> Is it family ties?, Not intelligent enough?, Think differently to men?,
> Have they not been studying in this discipline for long? The discipline not 
> being attractive enough, either financially or in a practical context?
> 
> What can be done to improve the situation?
> More education at an early age?, Not being stereotyped into certain jobs?,



check out these web pages:

http://www.ai.mit.edu/people/ellens/gender.html
(by the author of the report "Why are there so few female computer scientists?")

http://www.bucknell.edu/~souter/souter-cs240.html



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