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Screening of “CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” + Panel Discussion
January 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“Everyone who cares about the rights of girls and women should see this movie. It’s an extraordinary exploration of the opportunities and challenges for women and the tech industry.”
– Maria Klawe
President, Harvey Mudd College
This relevant and timely documnetary explores why more women and minorites do not pursue careers in computer science despite high demand and lucrative job opportunitites. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how a critical gender gap can be closed. (View trailer.)
CODE documentary asks what would society gain from having more women and minorities code and how do we get there? The screening will be followed by a lively panel discussion moderated by Felecia Hatcher-Pearson.
6:00 – 6:45 Registration and Networking
6:45 – 8:00 Film Screening
8:00 – 8:30 Panel Discussion
8:30 – 9:00 Networking
Light refreshments will be served.
* We only offer refunds in the case that this event is canceled.