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How to make teenage girls love coding ?

Tatiana Rocher 1 Maude Pupin 1 Philippe Marquet 2 Yann Secq 2
1 BONSAI - Bioinformatics and Sequence Analysis
CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CRIStAL - Centre de Recherche en Informatique, Signal et Automatique de Lille - UMR 9189, Université de Lille, Sciences et Technologies, Inria Lille - Nord Europe
Abstract : Too few women work in IT. It's a pity as it deprives women of exciting jobs and computing of women viewpoint. So, members of Lille University decided to fight prejudices by making female computer science students teach coding to teenage girls, using Python and the visual arts language Processing.
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Tatiana Rocher, Maude Pupin, Philippe Marquet, Yann Secq. How to make teenage girls love coding ?. womENcourage2017 - 4th ACM Europe Celebration of Women in Computing, ACM, Sep 2017, Barcelona, Spain. ⟨hal-01552490⟩



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