Code: Debugging the Gender Gap Film Screening and Discussion

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday March 14, 2017 - Wednesday March 15, 2017
      7:00 pm - 8:59 pm
  • Location: Student Center Theatre, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
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  • Fee(s):
    N/A
  • Extras:
    Free food
Contact

Carol Colatrella carol.colatrella@lmc.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Film Screening of Code: Debugging the Gender Gap

Full Summary: This documentary film weaves together "expert voices from the worlds of tech, psychology, science, and education" "with inspiring stories of women who are engaged in the fight to challenge complacency in the tech industry and have their voices heard. CODE aims to inspire change in mindsets, in the educational system, in startup culture, and in the way women see themselves in the field of coding." The screening will be followed by discussion with College of Computing faculty Mark Guzdial and Barbara Ericson.

This 2014 documentary film weaves together "expert voices from the worlds of tech, psychology, science, and education" "with inspiring stories of women who are engaged in the fight to challenge complacency in the tech industry and have their voices heard. CODE aims to inspire change in mindsets, in the educational system, in startup culture, and in the way women see themselves in the field of coding." The screening will be followed by discussion with College of Computing faculty Mark Guzdial and Barbara Ericson.The event is cosponsored by the Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology; the College of Computing; the School of Literature, Media, and Communication; and the Writing and Communication Program.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Undergraduate students, Graduate students
Categories
Arts and Performance
Keywords
computing, workforce, Gender, discrimination, coding, Technology
Status
  • Created By: Carol Colatrella
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 24, 2017 - 11:09am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:12pm