Women are under-represented in technological fields. In computer programming, the percentage of women is approximately 35 percent in the workplace, and 18 percent in post-secondary institutions. In middle school and high school computer classes, girls tend to be the minority. As more and more jobs require technological competence, this trend can mean a loss of income for individual women at work and a loss of a huge pool of intellectual resource for the nation. ...more

August 2000

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