Reading Rainbow: A great article about girls & coding on Mashable

The lack of women and girls in computer science is a well-documented problem. Now it’s time for the average person to finally do something about it.

In the 1980s, even when companies primarily marketed personal computers to boys, there was more gender parity in the professional field. About 37% of computer science undergraduate degrees were awarded to women in 1984; that number decreased to 18% in 2014. It’s estimated only one in every four schools in the U.S. teaches coding, even though56% of teachers think it should be mandatory.

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Author: Jessi Jean

A front end developer with a passion for all things code, graphic design & vintage fashion. A mommy to a fluffy white pup named Peaches & a giant basset hound named Bruce.