US university doubles its women in computing

Global Business

It’s no secret some of the world’s biggest tech companies have been under pressure to recruit more women. In this edition of Women at Work, we take a look how some universities in the U.S. are pushing for progress, starting in the classroom.

On average, only about 15 percent of computer science degrees in the U.S. go to women. So when one school managed to double that figure, companies took notice. CCTV’s Chris Casquejo reports.

US university doubles its women in computing

US university doubles its women in computing

It's no secret some of the world's biggest tech companies have been under pressure to recruit more women. In this edition of Women at Work, we take a look how some universities in the U.S. are pushing for progress, starting in the classroom. On average, only about 15 percent of computer science degrees in the U.S. go to women. So when one school managed to double that figure, companies took notice. CCTV's Chris Casquejo reports.


Telle Whitney on women in computing

CCTV America was joined by Telle Whitney, CEO at Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology. She spoke with CCTV from Houston, Texas where the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is taking place.

Telle Whitney on women at work

Telle Whitney on women at work

CCTV America was joined by Telle Whitney, CEO at Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology. She spoke with CCTV from Houston, Texas where the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is taking place.