I’m Addressing the Shortage of Women in Technology22 Jan 2012 / The Programmer
I keep hearing that there aren’t enough women in technology, like this is a problem. The most obvious explanation is that women don’t want to work in technology. If they want to work in other fields, fine. If they want to raise their kids, even better.
I did some tutoring for a girl taking AP Computer Science. She’s a junior in high school and wants to be a veterinarian. Afterwards, she told her dad, “If I decide not to be a veterinarian, maybe I’ll be a programmer.”
Don’t let it be said that I’m not doing my part to address the shortage of women in technology, even though I think it’s baloney . . .
Thus spoke The Programmer.