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Girls express increased interest in computer programming field, starting to bridge gender gap

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Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2014

Liana Lum News Editor Seated with 20 other girls in downtown San Francisco, juniors Miranda Lis and Izzie Panasci began their summer days learning and applying computer code while working with mentors and listening to guest speakers, ranging from the CEO of Twitter to a Pixar animator. Lis...

AP Computer Science offers young women the chance to learn code, enter the under-represented computer programming field

Alice Jones/The Broadview Java Juniors  Amanda Mah, Franny Eklund, Christina Berardi, Aoife Devereux and Zoe Baker (right to left)  work with computer programming teacher Doug Grant during class. The students are currently working on a banking program to track withdrawls balances and reports. ALICE JONES/The Broadview

December 16, 2013

Alice Jones Managing Editor Last week’s national Computer Science Week organizers challenged U.S. schools to introduce computer programming by prompting students to each write an hour of code, yet Convent students had already written thousands of hours of code because the school has requir...

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