How Can Universities Best Encourage Women to Major in Information Systems?

@article{Anderson2017HowCU,
  title={How Can Universities Best Encourage Women to Major in Information Systems?},
  author={Lisa Anderson and Dana Edberg and Adam Reed and Mark G. Simkin and Debra Stiver},
  journal={CAIS},
  year={2017},
  volume={41},
  pages={29}
}
Despite both government and industry initiatives, the under-representation of women in information systems (IS) continues. Can academia help right this imbalance by helping fill the pipeline for technically qualified female employees? We analyze the results of four experimental interventions based on empirical studies and prior surveys designed to address this issue. We conducted these interventions as projects in an introductory undergraduate IS class in a public university in the western US… CONTINUE READING

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