Reconfiguring the Firewall: Recruiting Women to Information Technology across Cultures and Continents

Reconfiguring the Firewall: Recruiting Women to Information Technology across Cultures and Continents

by Carol J. Burger
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568813147

ISBN-13: 9781568813141

Pub. Date: 03/30/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This comprehensive volume addresses the global challenge of recruiting girls and women into majors and careers in information technology. The studies are both illuminating and prescriptive for designing and implementing intervention programs. An essential tool for college faculty and advisors who implement activities and programs designed to promote the success of

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This comprehensive volume addresses the global challenge of recruiting girls and women into majors and careers in information technology. The studies are both illuminating and prescriptive for designing and implementing intervention programs. An essential tool for college faculty and advisors who implement activities and programs designed to promote the success of women in science and engineering, as well as those who fund these programs, academic researchers, K-12 educators, and IT industry professionals committed to a diverse workforce, this collection includes contributions by top researchers and IT professionals, including William Aspray, Bettina Bair, Sarah Berenson, Lenore Blum, Carol J. Burger, Elizabeth G. Creamer, J. McGrath Cohoon, M. Bernardine Dias, Carol Frieze, Orit Hazzan, Ann Howe, Jane Butler Kahle, Sarah Kuhn, Anne Laughlin, Soyoung Lee, Paula G. Leventman, Holly Lord, Miranda Marcus, Cecille Marsh, Peggy S. Meszaros, Joan Michael, Lesley H. Parker, Paula Rayman, Mladen Vouk, Lesley Warner, Laurie Williams, and Judith Wooller.

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ISBN-13:
9781568813141
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/30/2007
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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