When women stopped coding…

Imagine, a time existed in which women did code in much higher numbers than we see currently. What happened to them? Why did the numbers go down in the early 1980s as the graph shows?

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An informative NPR Planet Money podcast gives you the full story to explain some of the complex factors that reversed a once increasing trend in women coders. Listen in to learn more about the pioneers of computers science — women, and what changed the path of women in computing.


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