What is it about?
We aimed to explore whether existing initiatives that aim to promote IT among secondary school students influence women to enroll in computer science. We found that there was not a single model of intervention that is perceived as being influential. This variety of offerings contributed to attracting a diverse pool of students.
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Why is it important?
A lot of effort has been done to promote IT among women but the enrollment in IT degrees is still low.
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This page is a summary of: Educational interventions and female enrollment in IT degrees, Communications of the ACM, March 2021, ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), DOI: 10.1145/3387106.
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