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Robin Hauser Reynolds, Director/Producer of the documentary film, CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, discusses the influence of women and minorities in technology and how diversity equals innovation. You have been touring the world with CODE? We premiered at Tribeca Film Festival, April 2015, so we’ve been on the road almost a year. I’ve have taken it to the UK, India, all over the United States, in Dublin and France, and then Germany –...

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Bias is a four letter word. Biases are also prevalent, often unconscious, and necessary to address. From unconscious bias to more ingrained prejudices, they represent unconscious thoughts impacting conscious decisions, and for this reason, we thought it integral to explore biases at The Girls’ Lounge @ SXSW. The panel that we’ve gathered for a live conversation in the Lounge is truly impressive — Blake Irving, CEO of GoDaddy, Allison...

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With feminism to the fore this week following International Women’s Day, Expedia held a private screening of Code: Debugging the Gender Gap, a documentary which served to portray how gender issues are evolving as we delve deeper into the world of technology. Both the film and the panel discussion that followed highlighted some of the critical reasons behind the lack of female engineers, software developers, programmers, and (to use...

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La parité dans le code, ce n’est pas pour demain. A l’occasion de la Journée internationale des droits des femmes, l’école informatique Simplon lance une opération nationale du 7 au 13 mars destinée à sensibiliser le public sur la place des femmes dans les métiers du numérique, en constant déclin depuis les années 1960. «En vingt ans, la part des femmes ingénieures en informatique a été divisée par deux, descendant la moyenne à 11%​.»...

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Men continue to vastly outnumber women in computer science professions. According to the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), in 2014 women made up just 26% of the computing workforce. At the top of the corporate ladder, the picture is even bleaker: that same year, women held just 6% of chief information officer (CIO) positions. Even more striking is that despite the astronomical growth projected in...

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