The Leaky Tech Pipeline
The Leaky Tech Pipeline
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Underrepresentation in Computing in Higher Education

Disparities in K-12 education along with the social and psychological barriers experienced in post-secondary computing environments impact both interest in pursuing computing majors and computing degree completion rates among women and students of color.

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Post-Secondary Computer Science Enrollment

Racial and gender disparities exist in computer science enrollment, both at the undergraduate and graduate level, demonstrating the lack of students of color and women pursuing CS degrees.

Degree Completion in Computing

Racial and gender disparities persist through degree completion, with women and students of color underrepresented among those earning computing degrees.

Role Models in Higher Education
Senior Data Scientist Omoju Miller describes how role models can counteract the negative impacts of stereotype threat and encourage women and people of color to pursue computing.
No other subject will open as many doors in the 21st century, regardless of a student’s ultimate field of study or occupation, as computer science. - Computer Science Teachers Association