Extensive research has been conducted and numerous articles have been published on women in computing science. Take a look at some of the findings by reading one of the many articles.
Equality, diversity, and inclusion
- Underrepresentation of Undergraduate Women in Computer Science (PDF) K. Vala-Webb [An undergraduate thesis in Knowledge Integration at Waterloo]
- Giving Women the Access Code Katie Hafner, The New York Times, 2 April 2012. [How Maria Klawe turned around low female computer science enrollment at Harvey Mudd College]
- Where Are the Women in Wikipedia? The New York Times, 2 February 2011. [A discussion of the gender imbalance in contributors to Wikipedia]
- Homework Help Site Has a Social Networking Twist Evelyn Rusli, The New York Times, 3 July 2011. [The woman behind the site Piazza, used at Waterloo]
- "Strategy Trumps Money: Recruiting Undergraduate Women into Computing" Lecia Barker, Joanne McGrath Cohoon, and Lucy Sanders, Computer, 43 (6): 82-85, June 2010. [How universities can recruit more female students]
- How to Keep Women on the Career Ladder Sarah Wolfe, December 2009. [The effect of gender on career trajectories]
- Recruiting Young Women Into and Retaining Them in Computing Majors December 2009. [A project of ACM-W]
- What Has Driven Women Out of Computer Science? The New York Times, 16 November 2008. [The on-going debate on the factors driving young women away from CS]
- Women Still Lagging & Losing in Sciences Penni Stuart, CAUT Bulletin, October 2008. [Documented inequities in Canada]
- Realities of Dual Careers Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Education, August 2008. [How universities might be better able to hire women by considering their partners]
Gender equality issues
Source: Report on Gender Equality Issues (2007)
- Changing the curve: Women in computing — In this infographic, datascience@berkeley explores the history and influence of women in computing, looking at some big names throughout the ages and then reviewing some sobering statistics about the current state of women in technology.
- Forming a women's computer science support group Jon Beck, In SIGCSE '07: Proceedings of the 38th SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education, pages 400-404, 2007.
- Transforming the Culture of Computing at Carnegie Mellon L. Blum, Computing Research News, 13 (5): 2,6,9, 2001.
- The Incredible Shrinking Pipeline Tracy Camp, Communications of the ACM, 40 (10): 103-110, October 1997.
- Toward improving female retention in the computer science major Joanna McGrath Cahoon, Commun. ACM, 44 (5): 108-114, 2001.
- Peer mentoring female computing students - does it make a difference? A. Craig, In ACSE '98: Proceedings of the 3rd Australasian Conference on Computer Science Education, pages 41-47, 1998.
- Unlocking the Clubhouse: The Carnegie Mellon Experience A. Fischer, J. Margolis, SIGCSE Bulletin, 34 (2), 2002.
- Organizational Environments and Doctoral Degrees Awarded to Women in Science and Engineering Departments M. F. Fox, Women's Studies Quarterly, 28 (1, 2): 47-51, 2000.
- Building an Effective Computer Science Student Organization: The Carnegie Mellon Women@SCS Action Plan C. Frieze, L. Blum, ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, 34 (2): 74-78, June 2002.
- Women in computing around the world Vashti Galpin, SIGCSE Bulletin, 34 (2): 94-100, 2002.
- Investigating the incredible Shrinking Pipeline for Women in Computer Science Denise Gurer, Tracy Camp.
- Focus on Women in Computer Science Mark S. Hancock, Rhian Davies, and Joana McGrenere, In Western Canadian Conference on Computing Education, 2004.
- ARC: A Computer Science Post-Baccalaureate Diploma Program That Appeals To Women M. Klawe, I. Cavers, F. Popwich and G. Chen, In Proceedings of the 8th Canadian Conference for the Advancement of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (CCWEST), 2000.
- Bridging into Graduate Studies: Purdue University's Women in Engineering Graduate Mentoring Program L.M. Walthall, B.M. Holloway, J.K. Reklaitis, In Women in Engineering Programs & Advocates Network (WEPAN), 2006.
- Recruiting and retaining women graduate students in computer science and engineering Holly Lord and Joanna McGrath Cahoon.
- Failure is Not an Option: International Women in Computer Science J. Margolis, A. Fisher, and F. Miller, CMU Project on Gender and Computer Science, Work in progress.
- Caring about connections: gender and computing J. Margolis, A. Fisher, and F. Miller, Technology and Society Magazine, IEEE, 18 (4): 13-20, 1999.
- Women catch up: gender differences in learning programming concepts Laurie Murphy, Brad Richards, Renee McCauley, Briana B. Morrison, Suzanne Westbrook, and Timothy Fossum, In SIGCSE '06: Proceedings of the 37th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, pages 17-21, 2006.
- Undergraduate Science Majors: Gender Differences in Who Goes to Graduate School L.J. Sax, The Review of Higher Education, 24 (2): 153-172, 2001.
- Ten suggestions for a gender-equitable CS classroom Kevin Treu and Alisha Skinner, SIGCSE Bulletin, 34 (2): 165-167, 2002.
- Welcoming Female Faculty The UW Task Force Report, 2002.
- Pair-Programming Helps Female Computer Science Students L. Werner, B. Hanks, and C. McDowell, ACM Journal of Educational Resources in Computing, 4 (1), 2004.