Welcoming Women & Girls to Software Engineering
“We are here to tell you that women deserve a seat at the [engineering and technology] table, and the reasons why.” Three UOA software engineering experts with 24 years of collective experience teaching software engineering have responded to recent media stories suggesting the tech industry doesn’t need more female software engineers. A. Prof Catherine Watson (one of our valued CARES academics), Dr Rashina Hoda and Dr Kelly Blincoe note that, “there is a sizeable cohort of highly talented females out in society who would make excellent engineers, but due to society’s expectations they are not encouraged”. To read the whole Newsroom article, click here.
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