Women in Computing around the World

V.C. Galpin

ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, 34(2):94-100, 2002.


This paper describes the participation of women in computing in more than 30 countries, by focussing on participation at undergraduate level. A brief discussion covers how societal and cultural factors may affect women's participation. Statistics from many different sources are presented for comparison. Generally, participation is low -- most countries fall in the 10-40% range with a few below 10% and a few above above 40%. 

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