September 28, 2011 AT 9:10 am

Maria Klawe Talks about Women in Computer Science

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A follow-up to this post from Saturday, Harvey Mudd College president Maria Klawe talks with Bloomberg news about her efforts to get more women into computer science. Under Klawe’s watch, female enrollment in the CS program has tripled (!).

She really knocks it out of the park around the 3-minute mark:

I think every tech company right now would love to hire more female engineers simply because we find that if we have more diverse teams, including gender diversity, you tend to get better solutions.


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