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Why Are There So Few Women in Computer Science?

  • Aired: 12/21/2017
  • 06:16
  • Rating: NR
Today, we think of computer science as a field dominated by men, but the women have a long and important history in the field. In fact women were many of the very first computer programmers, played a hugely important part in the development of computing during World War II and the space race, and ran the one of the first computer software companies. So what changed? Watch the episode to find out!
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