How Mentoring May Be the Key to Solving Tech's Women Problem
By Cassie Slane in www.huffingtonpost.com on February 8, 2014
Lack of talent. That's what many people will say is the reason for the lack of women in STEM fields. But it's more than that.
It's true that less than 20 percent of the bachelor's degrees in computer science go to women, according to federal statistics. And while a number of groups exist that are actively trying to attract females to STEM fields, from coding classes for girls to networking groups for women, retaining women in STEM fields may actually be its biggest problem.
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