Women in computing around the world

  title={Women in computing around the world},
  author={Vashti Galpin},
  journal={ACM SIGCSE Bull.},
This paper describes the participation of women in computing in more than 30 countries, by focussing on participation at undergraduate level. A brief discussion covers how societal and cultural factors may affect women's participation. Statistics from many different sources are presented for comparison. Generally, participation is low --- most countries fall in the 10-40% range with a few below 10% and a few above 40%. 

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