The Performance of Female Computer Science Students across Three Caribbean Islands

@inproceedings{Fokum2016ThePO,
  title={The Performance of Female Computer Science Students across Three Caribbean Islands},
  author={Daniel T. Fokum and Daniel N. Coore and Yewande E. Lewis-Fokum},
  booktitle={SIGCSE},
  year={2016}
}
We examine the gender balance of students in the Computer Science programme at a prominent Caribbean university---with campuses in Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad---from three perspectives: enrollment, retention and completion. In the US, in 2011, females accounted for approximately 17.7% of all graduands with a computing degree. These numbers are considered low, especially since when all subjects are taken into account, women account for more than 50% of American college graduates. On one… CONTINUE READING

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