A Few Girl-Friendly Web Sites Issues in Computer Science

Women are missing out on many of today's most attractive career opportunities. Equally importantly, the IT field is missing out on the broader range of perspectives and talents that women could provide.
The percentage and number of CS bachelor's degrees awarded to women decreased almost every year over the last decade.

Only 14.4% of employees in IT are female

There was only a 2% increase in the number of women in high-tech fields between 1991-1996.

The current percentage of CS BSc graduates from U.S. research-intensive universities is approximately 17%.

Female students have already turned away from computer science in greater numbers relative to male students prior to entering university.