According to the College Board report (News Release Sept 14, 2011) the National Science Foundation (NSF) data shows that only 11 percent of U.S. students earn science and engineering bachelor degrees, ranked 20th out of 24 industrialized countries in the percentage of 24-year-olds who had earned a first degree in the natural sciences or engineering
Estonia’s plan to get 6 year olds coding is a stroke of genius — European technology news.
The demand for tech talent has gotten so fierce that companies are now recruiting software developers from about a dozen countries including Egypt, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. The war for tech talent heats up – The CIO Report – WSJ.
WSJ: Two of the best elevator pitches I’ve heard in the past year came from two girls in Middle School. Last week they attended the first TechGirlz Entrepreneur Summer Camp in Philadelphia. The camp took girls from the ages of 11 to 16 from generating business ideas to presenting a prototype and a business plan.
Different strategies tailored to developed and developing markets will be key to attracting young women to careers in technology New York, 26 April 2012 – Global leaders from the US, Europe, Africa and Asia joined together today to debate and define a roadmap that will help break down barriers and overturn outmoded attitudes in a bid