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As Men Surge Back into Computing, Women Are Left Behind

Jobs in computing have been a ray of light in a gloomy economy. In fact, demand for talent is outsripping supply. Change the Equation’s new data on degrees and certificates in computing shows that the U.S. faces a major challenge in meeting this demand. Men have surged back into computing in the past five years, but women have not recovered from last decade’s slump. We cannot afford to leave half the nation's population untapped.

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Thirty-seven states don't count computing towards high school graduation: Jpeg PDF

Girls lose interest in computing during high school: Jpeg PDF

Women are losing ground in computing degrees/certificates: Jpeg PDF

Demand for computing talent is rising: Jpeg PDF