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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Tech Camps For Girls

Tech Camps for Girls: Don't Let Your Daughter Miss Out

Rebecca Linke | May 25, 2016

The tech industry has a dearth of female talent. As of 2013, only 26% of technology jobs were held by women, according to a review by the American Association of University Women. After peaking in the early ’80s, the percentage of computer science bachelor’s degrees received by U.S. women has steadily declined.
With the growing skills shortage in certain key areas, enticing more women into technology can only help the field as a whole. Patricia Barber helps lead Girls in Technology, which offers a mentoring program for girls interested in pursuing careers in STEM.

remembering eniac and the women who programmed it
"Before Gates, Zuckerberg, or Jobs, 6 women programmed the first digital computer." (August 9, 2015) Source:

<more at; related articles and links: (GIT: Girls in Technology website) and (5 ways to attract and retain female technologists. <March 7, 2016)>

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