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When Women Stopped Coding

NPR published an intriguing article called “When Women Stopped Coding,” which surprisingly shows that the number of women in programming fields has dropped significantly. You hear so much today about getting kids into coding and girls coding groups, but I feel like a lack of women is coding is a problem from the 90’s, not now.

It’s sad to see this as a growing issue, the programming fields could always benefit from more diversity.

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By natatkinson

Nate a web developer at Eastern Illinois University and occasionally adjunct-faculty at EIU teaching some courses in the School of Business. He lives in Champaign, IL with his wife and dogs Indiana ("we named the dog Indiana...") and Bear.

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