Being a ‘Dumb’ Girl in Computer Science

The following is a short essay about my journey into the field of computer science — why I made the switch from a previous career path, my hopes and heart-breaks (so far), and where I hope to go in the future.

I am very passionate about helping women take an interest in computer science. I have several ideas/theories about what keeps women back from learning, but more importantly, I feel that I may have a solution.

The following are a few of my ideas/ experiences that I would like to devise into some sort of research project and apply those findings to development of software that encourages women to participate in computer science and to help theLaramie Robotics Club. All that I know so far is from my personal experience and background so I thought I would share it with you and hope that it leads me to my next steps.

Here it goes…