Tandon in the News
Women in Tech Tell Us How to Fix the Industry’s Gender Problem
- Emma Fidel for VICE News September 28th, 2017
- Source: https://news.vice.com/story/women-in-tech-tell-us-how-to-fix-the-industrys-gender-problem
The video highlights NYU Tandon School of Engineering, its CS4CS camp, and Phyllis Frankl, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
The headlines calling out tech’s gender gap just keep coming. For women in tech who are used to sexism and discrimination, this isn’t really news. So what could fix the problem? VICE News asked women who work in tech how they’d fix the industry’s gender gap, and they pointed to three main areas for improvement: hiring, education, and retention. We spoke to women at various stages of their careers to find out which of these areas needs the biggest push.