Amplifying the Presence of Women in STEM
December 7-13th is Computer Science Education Week!
Recently, feminist media scholars have demanded we take seriously seriously the dearth of women and people of color in computing fields. This week presents the opportunity to broadcast professional role models to inspire young minority techies in pursuit of their STEM dreams, both in industry and in academia.
Source: Microsoft Corporate Blogs
Mary L. Gray, senior researcher at the Social Media Collective, was recently featured in Microsoft’s “17 for ’17: Microsoft researchers on what to expect in 2017 and 2027,” which sought to work against this gap by highlighting 17 women from within their global research organization.
Mary offers insights on the digital world we should anticipate over the next decade and where to position ourselves as scholars.