Alexandra Roumeliotis, a 17-year-old high-school senior from San Francisco, California, is working to inspire girls and minorities in computer science through her organization, The Coding League, which hosts engaging workshops across the globe. SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Each year, there are more than 500,000 computer science jobs posted but only 43,000 Americans graduate with a […]

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By Amirah Mercer photos by Maroon World Feb 17 2018, 7:10am The data journalist created ‘ThePLUG,’ a daily newsletter that reports on tech founders, investors, and innovators of color. Black-led start-ups are underfunded, especially those helmed by black women. But data journalist Sherrell Dorsey is not worried. She has a solution and it all comes down to how […]

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A new study explores a strange paradox: In countries that empower women, they are less likely to choose math and science professions. OLGA KHAZAN   FEB 18, 2018 Though their numbers are growing, only 27 percent of all students taking the AP Computer Science exam in the United States are female. The gender gap only grows […]

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