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    Women In Computer Science

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    Women are awarded less than twenty percent of Ph.D’s in computer science. Computer science is one of the most highly demanded careers based off of the impact it has in today’s world. The world currently revolves around electronics, which function from codes written by computer scientists. “Out of the 25 best jobs in America... which were ranked based on earning potential, career opportunities and number of job openings, seven were computer science-based” (Gale Group 2015). Jobs in the field are high in demand, the typical wage of a computer scientist is above average, yet the amount of Ph. Ds received by women are the second least in any field (physics being the least at about sixteen percent women in the field). The gap between women and men…

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    Computer science is a discipline that involves the understanding and design of computers and computational processes. It is a study of principles, applications, and technologies of computing and computers. It involves the study of data and data structures and algorithms. Lot of math and physics is involved in this major. As a lot of math and science is involved in this major people assume that any major that is associated with math and science is for men and majors that are involved with…

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    52 Women Who Changed Science -- and the World by Rachel Swaby is a nonfiction book about women’s acknowledgment in the different fields of science and how these women’s accomplishments have been finessed by men and the media. The women recognized in this book are not as famous and common know like, Marie Curie, but this does not mean their work and accomplishments are less important. It talks about the media coverage of women scientists and their discoveries that changed the world. Many men…

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    Over the years, the amount of women in the medical field has increased tremendously compared to back in the days when the medical field was mainly occupied by males. For example, in 1970, only 7.6% of females were physicians in the medical field but by 2000, the percentage of women that becomes physicians increased to 24% which is a huge increase in a pretty short amount of time. Although the amount of women in the medical field has increased, the amount of gender discrimination moves such as…

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    the world of science, women are not treated fairly. The men get all of the credit. Over the years, women were not given the same resources as men when learning the art of science and had to find their own learning material. The bias against women over the years has not gone away, it is still going on today. The men get all of the credit. It is biased and illogical to do that. Women in science are being "written out of text books" ("Lee"). Woman that want to learn more about science have had to…

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    “Women in Science” “Women in Science,” written by K.C. Cole was published in December 1981 in The New York Times Magazine. In the article Cole’s primary argument is that the lack of women in field is the cause of the negative effects that the science label bestows upon women. The evidence “I didn’t realize what an odd creature a woman interested in physics” (Line 7). The authors tone presents the confusion as to why there is a displacement with women in this field. The author vaguely implies…

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    woman, I viewed as my oldest sister. She was born and raised in the Coachella Valley to a teen mother named Diana. Melina grew up in a broken latino family, with her father leaving her as a child. She then had a stepfather who wasn’t the most welcoming, and always viewed her to have the stigma that Melina would follow in her mother’s footsteps of being a teen mother as well. Melina was determined to beat all odds and after graduating from Coachella Valley High School, not to mention ASB…

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    fields; they struggle at the other areas, there is no exception. For example, when I was at school, math and science were my favorite subjects. I was really good at math and science subjects, enjoyed solving math problems, and would easily understand mathematic and scientific ideas and lessons. On the other hand, I witnessed that most girls dealt with mathematics and scientific lessons in a different way. They hated mathematics and didn’t enjoy solving math problems like I did. Instead, they…

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    more of these phrases, if not all. Humanity and the media have placed numerous stereotypes and expectations on women that can be discriminating and binding to their progress in society. However, the feminist movement is beginning to push back on these gender constructs thus creating a shift to break down the expectations for women to fully accept themselves for who they are. Moreover, the entertainment industry reflects this cultural conversion in the movie She’s the Man, starring Amanda Bynes…

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    House on Mango Street: The development of a Hispanic Women’s Sexuality Chicana feminist took shape during the late 1960s. Chicana feminism stemmed from women not being able to voice their opinion in the male-oriented Chicano movement. During this time, Chicanas demanded access to education as well as social, political, and economic opportunities. Women of Mexican descent were typically silenced by the voices of the men. This made it difficult for them to speak out about the oppression they…

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