Gender equality in software engineering

Reeves, John (2018) Gender equality in software engineering. In: IEEE, , (ed.) GE '18 Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Gender Equality in Software Engineering. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), New York, USA, pp. 33-36. Item availability may be restricted.

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Abstract

This is the collected work of four female software engineers and myself. Their writing describes their lived experiences in software engineering and as mothers of children in school, while my own describes my lived experience of teaching computing to my children and their peers in school, and in clubs and community events outside of school. The four female engineers, who had the bandwidth to write at this time, include different levels of seniority and experience; an engineer who has come to software engineering late, after a non-computing education; and software engineers who have taken up leadership roles in project management. The views I express are based on my independent research as part of my self-funded PhD in Educational Research with the University of Cumbria. The author of the paper is identifiable as the male engineer, while the writing of the four female engineers is presented anonymously.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ISBN: 9781450357388
Departments: Institute of Education (IOE)
Additional Information: Extended abstract from GE@ICSE2018 Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Gender Equality in Software Engineering, 28 May 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2018 11:17
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2018 19:30
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3971

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