Wendy DuBow

Wendy DuBow

NCWIT
Senior Research Scientist, Director of Evaluation

Background

Dr. Wendy DuBow is a senior research scientist and the director of evaluation at NCWIT. She conducts primary research, creates practical print and multimedia resources, and evaluates the effectiveness of the various programs and materials NCWIT produces. Her areas of research include gender, diversity, and the field of computing; evaluation methodology; and the social construction of gender roles. Along with NCWIT colleague Catherine Ashcraft, she recently conducted a qualitative study on male advocacy for gender diversity. She is currently conducting a multi-methods study with NCWIT colleague Zhen Wu on the effects of the NCWIT Aspirations program on young women’s interest in pursuing computing. She is responsible for gathering and presenting the national statistics on female representation in the field of computing, most commonly published in the NCWIT Scorecard and By the Numbers. She also serves as the external evaluator on several National Science Foundation grants for other computing initiatives.

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