"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
"This article provides actionable ways to help with tech’s gender gap
April 11, 2015
"This report identifies the gender gap women experience working in business roles in tech-intensive industries from day one, uncovers the barriers holding women back and provides insight into why women leave. Finally it provides recommendations on how companies can reverse these trends by attracting and retaining top female talent.
October 23, 2014
"Despite the values of freedom and openness, the free culture movement’s gender balance is as skewed (or more so) as that of the computing culture from which it arose. Based on the collection and analysis of discourse on gender and sexism within this movement over a six–year period. I suggest three possible causes: (a) some geek identities can be narrow and unappealing; (b) open communities are especially susceptible to difficult people; and, (c) the ideas of freedom and openness can be used to dismiss concerns and rationalize the gender gap as a matter of preference and choice.
January 7, 2013