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How We Teach Should Be Independent Of Who We Are Teaching
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How We Teach Should Be Independent Of Who We Are Teaching

A look at teaching and diversity in Computer Science.

A Very Local Snapshot of K-12 CS Education
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A Very Local Snapshot of K-12 CS Education

What are students learning in K-12 CS?

Why is Ada Lovelace Still the Woman That Young (and Not So Young) Women Look To?
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Why is Ada Lovelace Still the Woman That Young (and Not So Young) Women Look To?

I was lucky enough to represent ACM and ACM-W at the recent Ada Lovelace Symposium at Oxford University.

Thoughts on 'The Frenzy About High-Tech Talent' and a Call for Corporate Action
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Thoughts on 'The Frenzy About High-Tech Talent' and a Call for Corporate Action

In "The Frenzy About High-Tech Talent" in The New York Review of Books, Andrew Hacker questions if there is really an unfilled need for STEM graduates, and if there...

If Something Seems Odd, Check the Data, and Check It Again!
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If Something Seems Odd, Check the Data, and Check It Again!

Finding the hole in the data.

Things That Men Can Do To Be Real Allies For Women In Computing
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Things That Men Can Do To Be Real Allies For Women In Computing

  

Some Thoughts For Computer Science Teaching Assistants (and Faculty)
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Some Thoughts For Computer Science Teaching Assistants (and Faculty)

Some musings on practices that can help create a positive educational environment for all students in a class.

Women in STEM, Women in Computer Science: We're Looking At It Incorrectly
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Women in STEM, Women in Computer Science: We're Looking At It Incorrectly

A rethinking of how best to analyze data on women's undergraduate degrees in STEM disciplines. 

The Toy Aisle Matters More Than Ever: Girls and Computing
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The Toy Aisle Matters More Than Ever: Girls and Computing

A look at the toy aisle and the message it sends girls (and boys), from the 1970s to today. 

Satya Nadella and Grace Hopper
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Satya Nadella and Grace Hopper

Thoughts about Satya Nadella's comments at the Grace Hopper Conference.

Exciting Follow-up With an ACM-W Scholarship Recipient
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Exciting Follow-up With an ACM-W Scholarship Recipient

It's exciting to see how these scholarships can shape careers.

The Frontier of Small Data
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The Frontier of Small Data

 A quick view of Deborah Estrin's small data work.

ACM-W: One Way to Support Women in Computing!
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ACM-W: One Way to Support Women in Computing!

An update on ACM-W activities in 2012-2013, and a look to the coming year.

Athena Award Nominations Closing Soon!
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Athena Award Nominations Closing Soon!

Don't miss out on the chance to nominate someone for an Athena Award from ACM-W.

Is It Time to Change How Software Developers Are Hired?
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Is It Time to Change How Software Developers Are Hired?

Considerations of how conventional hiring practices prevent diversification of software development groups.

Exciting 'Big Data' Medical Applications
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Exciting 'Big Data' Medical Applications

A quick look at two exciting medical applications of big data analysis.

Techwomen Alumnae Attend Grace Hopper
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Techwomen Alumnae Attend Grace Hopper

Here is information about the Techwomen program and its attendees at Grace Hopper.

Exciting New Research Presented at Grace Hopper
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Exciting New Research Presented at Grace Hopper

The Grace Hopper Conference includes a Ph.D. Forum that showcases the research of current Ph.D. students, with the additional goal of providing support and mentoring...

Sheryl Sandberg's Keynote at Grace Hopper
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Sheryl Sandberg's Keynote at Grace Hopper

Sheryl Sandberg gave the opening keynote at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing and spoke about why careers in technology are important and why it...

Alain Chesnais Welcomes Grace Hopper Attendees
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Alain Chesnais Welcomes Grace Hopper Attendees

Alain Chesnais, President of ACM, welcomed attendees to the 11th Grace Hopper Conference
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