Retention and Recruitment of Women in Computer Engineering

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This paper describes the efforts and results of a plan for actively recruiting women students to undergraduate computer engineering programs at the University of North Texas (UNT). It also describes a series of activities aimed at improving retention rates of women students already in our programs. Such recruitment and retention of women is critical to the country's efforts to increase the number of engineering professionals, and is a priority for the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department at UNT.

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Akl, Robert G. & Garlick, Ryan July 2006.

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This paper describes the efforts and results of a plan for actively recruiting women students to undergraduate computer engineering programs at the University of North Texas (UNT). It also describes a series of activities aimed at improving retention rates of women students already in our programs. Such recruitment and retention of women is critical to the country's efforts to increase the number of engineering professionals, and is a priority for the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department at UNT.

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  • International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE), 2006, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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This presentation discusses strategies and goals for recruiting more women to Computer Science and Engineering degree (CSE) programs at the University of North Texas (UNT). It also describes a series of activities aimed at improving retention rates of women students already in our programs. Such recruitment and retention of women is critical to the country's efforts to increase the number of engineering professionals, and is a priority for the CSE Department at UNT.

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Akl, Robert G. & Garlick, Ryan. Retention and Recruitment of Women in Computer Engineering, paper, July 2006; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30831/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Engineering.