Multiple Factors Converge to Influence Women’s Persistence in Computing: A Qualitative Analysis

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Previous research has suggested that access and exposure to computing, social supports, preparatory privilege, a sense of belonging in computing, and a computing identity all contribute to women pursuing computing as a field of study or intended career. A recent study explores what helps young women persist in computing despite the obstacles they encounter.

Release Date: May 1, 2017
Audience(s): K-12
Short URL:www.ncwit.org/multiplefactorsarticle