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perform as well as men in those programs: oSingh et al. Women in Computer-Related Majors: A Critical Synthesis of Research and Theory From 1994 to 2005, Review of Educational Research, 2007 oLaurie Murphy, Brad Richards, Renée McCauley, Briana B. Morrison, Suzanne Westbrook, and Timothy Fossum. 2006. Women catch up: gender differences in learning programming concepts. R E F E R E N C E S
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29 SIGCSE Bulletin, vol. 38, no. 1 (March 2006), pp. 17-© University of Waterloo and others 21. [Available online at UW, via UW’s subscription to the ACM Digital Library] oSandra Katz, David Allbritton, John Aronis, Christine Wilson, and Mary Lou Soffa. 2006. Gender, achievement, and persistence in an undergraduate computer science program. SIGMIS Database, vol. 37, no. 4 (November 2006), pp. 42-57. [Available online at UW, via UW’s subscription to the ACM Digital Library] The next few articles report on challenges that women face in the workplace: oSylvia Ann Hewlett, Carolyn Buck Luce, Lisa J. Servon, Laura Sherbin, Peggy Shiller, Eytan Sosnovich, Karen Sumberg (2008, May 22) The Athena Factor: Reversing the Brain Drain in Science, Engineering, and Technology, Harvard Business Review, 2009 oNadya A. Fouad, Romila Singh, Mary E. Fitzpatrick, Jane P. Liu. (2012) Stemming the Tide: Why Women Leave Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012 oErnesto Reuben, Paolo Sapienza, Luigi Zingales (2014, March 25) How stereotypes impair women’s careers in science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, [Online] Retrieved December 10, 2014 oRosabeth Moss Kanter, Numbers: Minorities and Majorities, Chapter 8 in Men and Women of the Corporation, Basic Books, 1993 There is quite a bit of recent research that shows that greater diversity among members of a project team has a measurable positive impact on product innovation and quality. As well, research shows that greater diversity in a company’s workforce and leadership hierarchy has a positive measurable impact on multiple business indicators like revenue, profitability, market share, etc.: oScott Page, The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies, Princeton University Press, 2007 oLu Hong and Scott Page (2004, November 16), Groups of Diverse Problem Solvers can Outperform Groups of High-ability Problem Solvers, National Academies of Science, Retrieved December 10, 2014 oAnita Williams Woolley, Christopher F. Chabris, Alex Pentland, Nada Hashmi, Thomas W. Malone, Evidence for a Collective Intelligence Factor in the Performance of Human Groups, Science, vol 330, no. 6004, (October 29, 2010), pp. 686-688. Retrieved December 10, 2014 Step UP! is a prosocial behaviour and bystander intervention program that educates students to be proactive in helping others. It sponsors a great Website on how to respond to discrimination that you experience or witness: oDiscrimination (StepUp) The Anita Borg Institute (ABI) is dedicated to improving the impact that women have on technology. ABI runs the Grace Hopper Conference, which is about and for women in research and industrial computing
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