For Dal's 200th anniversary year, the Faculty of Computer Science set out to double the number of female students entering its undergrad programs. The Faculty not only met this ambitious goal ? it?s just getting started when it comes to increasing diversity in its field.
by Angela Guess A recent release out of the Berkeley School of Information asks, ?What do the first computer programmer, the patent holder for spread spectrum wireless communications, and the author of the first assembly language have in common? All were women, as are 34 percent of today?s web developers and 23 percent of programmers. [?]