The critical shortage of women in IT

Gaudin, Sharon
November 1999
Network World;11/22/99, Vol. 16 Issue 47, p53
Trade Publication
Discusses reasons for the shortage of women information technology workers in the United States. Tendency of teachers, guidance counselors and parents to discourage girls away from science and math; Lack of female science teachers; Male-dominated industry; Difference in income; Family responsibilities. INSETS: White House, Congress look for answers.;Some companies get the message.;Smith College program breaks new ground.;All is not lost.


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