Encouraging women in computer science

Eric S. Roberts, Marina Kassianidou, Lilly Irani
2002 ACM SIGCSE Bulletin  
At a cost to both their own opportunities and society's ability to produce people with much-needed technical skills, women continue to be underrepresented in computer science degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Although some of the barriers that women face have their foundations in cultural expectations established well before the college level, we believe that departments can take effective steps to increase recruitment and retention of women students. This paper
more » ... ts. This paper describes several strategies we have adopted at Stanford over the past decade.
doi:10.1145/543812.543837 fatcat:72h4vbprxjfmvd25srcaxio6qu