Analysis shows Oklahoma lacks women in computer science
April 16, 2017
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An analysis posted April 6 by Code.org revealed that more computer science degrees were awarded last year than ever before. But it also shows that women remain significantly underrepresented in the field, obtaining just 17.5 percent of those 49,000 degrees. Historic data shows women pursuing computer science degrees peaked in 1987, the year Microsoft Windows was introduced, Steve Wozniak departed from Apple, and the world was introduced to the 3.5-inch diskette.
In Oklahoma, women are even further underrepresented, where just 15 percent of 2015's 446 computer science g...