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Women in tech fight for tipping point in sexism debate

March 30th, 2013 in 2013, CBSNews.com, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Laurel Smith-Doerr, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Laurel Smith-Doerr, College of Arts & Sciences

A string of events centered on women and the technology field this month have led to a blaze of online dialog…

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“Despite the high growth in Internet-related information technology (IT) occupations, women were disappearing from computing. When new occupations open up in high tech fields, women enter. But gender integration can be disrupted by stereotypes and bias becoming part of the gatekeeping process in the occupation, such as the experience of college student majors.”

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