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Design to Disrupt: Making Space for Every Student in CS

As #BlackHistoryMonth draws to a close and #WomenHistoryMonth begins, Dr. Nicki Washington illustrates Computer Science with the whom it should represent, along with the why these identities matter.

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In 2011, my team of six instructors led a yearlong CS course for 120 Black/Latinx middle-school students in Washington, DC. After first-day introductions, we asked them to…




Thoughts & conversations on the movement to bring rigorous, inclusive and sustainable computer science to all US students.

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