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March 18, 2009

Women in Grid Computing

Dan Drollette

In a November 17, 2008 story in The New York Times, “What Has Driven Women Out of Computer Science?” Ellen Spertus, a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, tells of her experience at computer camp, in which she discovered that there were six boys to every girl. And later, she found that only 20 percent of computer science undergraduates at M.I.T. were female.

Full story at International Science Grid This Week