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Data Security and Privacy with the Privacy Professor

Data Security and Privacy with the Privacy Professor

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May 22nd 2018: Why Do Women Leave IT Careers?

In this episode we discuss how to encourage women into STEM careers, IT in particular, and motivate them to stay. This most definitely is NOT a man versus women issue! Some of the greatest supporters of women in STEM are men and some of the greatest in opposition are women. There are many opinions and ideas for how to get more women involved in IT and keep them in the industry but there is no simple answer. Many actions must take place, throughout entire lifetimes and generations, and many attitudes which must change. Challenges attracting and keeping women in IT is due to many factors, from t

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Karen Worstell

Karen Worstell was shocked when she read the AAUW report showing that since the year she got her master’s in computer science, 1988, the percentage of women in computing occupations has dropped from a high of 35% of the workforce to a low of 23%.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2733/data-security-and-privacy-with-the-privacy-professor 10/04/2020 03:00 10/04/2020 04:00 Data Security and Privacy with the Privacy Professor https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2733/data-security-and-privacy-with-the-privacy-professor In this episode we discuss how to encourage women into STEM careers, IT in particular, and motivate them to stay. This most definitely is NOT a man versus women issue! Some of the greatest supporters of women in STEM are men and some of the greatest in opposition are women. There are many opinions and ideas for how to get more women involved in IT and keep them in the industry but there is no simple answer. Many actions must take place, throughout entire lifetimes and generations, and many attitudes which must change. Challenges attracting and keeping women in IT is due to many factors, from the atmosphere in which children are raised, to the people who are influencers in their lives, and too many practices within the IT, info sec and privacy industries that often result in forcing, or encouraging, women to leave their careers. Hear ideas and results from research for how to attract and keep women in STEM careers from an expert who spoke on this topic at the April 2018 RSA Conference. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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