She++

She++

"she++ seeks to dismantle the untrue stereotype that computer science is not a career for women. she++ works with the technology industry to create a culture that is more appealing to women, and works with women to dismantle harmful perceptions that they cannot succeed in the technology industry.
"CODE documentary exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap and digital divide. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how this critical gap can be closed. CODE asks: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code and how do we get there?
April 19, 2015
"Sparked by a public display of sexual harassment in 2012, GTFO pries open the video game world to explore a 20 billion dollar industry that is riddled with discrimination and misogyny. In recent years, the gaming community has grown more diverse than ever. This has led to a massive clash of values and women receive the brunt of the consequences every day, with acts of harassment ranging from name calling to cyber vandalism and death threats. Through interviews with video game developers, journalists, and academics, GTFO paints a complex picture of the video game industry, while revealing the systemic and human motivations behind acts of harassment. GTFO is the beginning of a larger conversation that will shape the future of the video game world.
February 3, 2015
"Watch she++, a documentary created by a Stanford community for women in tech. This 12-minute documentary features Stanford students, professors and alumni discussing gender in technical fields.
January 1, 2012