Gender Diversity in IT: The problem we can’t stop talking about

I currently spend my days at the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology, running a small marketing and communications department. An ever-growing part of my position is running our middle and high school outreach programs, as well as playing a significant role on our Women in IT Initiative. I recently gave a talk about one initiative we launched last winter, CodeCrush, and saw a significant misunderstanding of why programs like CodeCrush are needed. Below is a summary of my talk, and why we all need to care.

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Cuddle monster. Dog lover. Bike rider. Dreams of being a gardener.