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Broadening Participation in Computing: The Why and the How

Slide2The under-representation of women in computer science is well known. UW CSE is a leader among major departments in addressing this. The chart to the right shows the proportion of Computer Science bachelors degrees granted to women by UW CSE, compared to the national average for all departments (reported by NSF), and for those departments that, like UW CSE, grant the Ph.D. (reported by the Computing Research Association).

We have a long way still to go, but focus pays off.

To learn more, read an article from Computer here.