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“Despite Gains, Women Still Underrepresented in Technology Workforce”

UW CSE’s Ed Lazowska is interviewed, and UW CSE alums Karen Liu and Hakim Weatherspoon are profiled, in this article on diversity in the computing field.

“’While there are many reasons for striving to increase the representation of women in our field, the selfish reason is the most compelling one: the quality of the solutions we achieve is enhanced by the diversity of the individuals contributing to these solutions.’ Lazowska added, ‘Computer science is a great field for everyone, and computer science, as a field, needs everyone.'”

August 18, 2010