CSE 190a Autumn 2016 - Women in Computing Seminar

Week 2 - Why Women in CSE

Section Agenda

In this week's seminar, we discuss the class' perspectives on Ed Lazowska's article from Assignment 1.

The class collected a variety of interesting articles written by women to share additional perspectives on women in computing. You can find these articles below:

For Women in Tech, Bias Runs Deeper Than Most Think

Lylan Masterman, Entrepreneur (October 7, 2016)

STEM programs find sexist culture hard to shake

Michelle Ranken, Crosscut (October 5, 2016)

Why Are There So Few Women in Tech?

Ciannait Khan, CareerFoundry (July 12, 2016)

Why I'm Getting Over Girls To Code

Adda Birnir, HuffingtonPost (June 24, 2016)

Why We Need Women in Tech

Jacqueline Detwiler (March 14, 2016)

Who's a CEO? Google image results can shift gender biases

Jennifer Langston, UWToday (April 9, 2015)

Why are Women Leaving the Tech Industry in Droves?

Tracey Lien, LATimes (February 22, 2015)

When Women Stopped Coding (Podcast)

Steve Henn, Planet Money | NPR (October 21, 2014)

Why So Few Women Are Studying Computer Science

Selena Larson, ReadWrite (September 4, 2014)

Black Girls Code (video)

Kimberly Bryant, Black Girls Code (September 4, 2014)

Why We Need Women in STEM

Sue Williams, Inc. Magazine (August 18, 2014)

Women in Tech: Why Female Representation Matters

Aleks Krotoski, The Guardian (March 6, 2014)

What has driven women out of computer science?

Randall Stross, NYTimes (November 15, 2008)