Where are the women in tech?

Women in tech - hands on a keyboardIt’s too bad that in 2015 we are still trying to figure out how to encourage more women to pursue careers in the sciences and computing. This past Sunday The New York Times ran a short think piece that’s worth your time to read and ponder:

To make computer science more attractive to women, we might help young women change how they think about themselves and what’s expected of them. But we might also diversify the images of scientists they see in the media, along with the décor in the classrooms and offices in which they might want to study or work.

Read the whole essay here