Computers are a girls best Friend

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Computers are a girls best Friend

  1. 1. Computers are a girls best friend Carola Boettcher @Nerdnite München - 24.10.2013 1
  2. 2. Grace Hopper * 9.12.1906 - † 1.1.1992 “...Women are ‘naturals’ at Computer Programming” 2
  3. 3. This talk is about... ... why are there so few women in Computer Science ... why do we need more women in Computer Science ... what can we do to encourage them ... me :) 3
  4. 4. About me 4
  5. 5. Why are there so few women in Computer Science? 5
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  7. 7. 100 Students 7
  8. 8. 100 Students 20% Women 8
  9. 9. What keeps women away from Computer Science? 9
  10. 10. Image!? 10
  11. 11. What does a Computer Scientist do all day long? 11
  12. 12. http://berufenet.arbeitsagentur.de 12
  13. 13. Computers are not for girls! 13
  14. 14. Role models 14
  15. 15. Famous Programmers 15
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  17. 17. Women? 17
  18. 18. Famous Female Programmers 18
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  20. 20. You have to be a Genius! 20
  21. 21. IT is dominated by men 21
  22. 22. Become an IT girl! 22
  23. 23. Why? 23
  24. 24. 10 Reasons 24
  25. 25. 1. The economy needs YOU! 25
  26. 26. 100 Students 20% Women 26
  27. 27. 160 Students 50% Women 27
  28. 28. 2. It’s just another way of beeing creative 28
  29. 29. 3. Don’t let men design the world! 29
  30. 30. 4. Mixed Teams do better 30
  31. 31. 5. Endless career options! 31
  32. 32. 6. Well paid jobs! 32
  33. 33. 7. Flexible working time! 33
  34. 34. 8. You can choose your future Company 34
  35. 35. 9. (Ok, that’s just partially true) 35
  36. 36. 10. Many helping hands! 36
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  39. 39. Ruby on Rails for Rails Girls • Non-profit Organisation • Ruby on Rails Workshops for girls • Organised from Women for Women • Done with the help of sponsors • Started in Finnland in 2010 1st Workshop with 100 Participants • Today: 130 Cities in Europe, Asia, Africa, North- & Southamerica; 10.000 Participants 39
  40. 40. Workshop Konzept • 2 Day Workshops (Friday evening & Saturday) • Fr: Installation Party + Coach Dinner Sa: Workshop + After Party • “Get excited and make things” • From concept to code • Everyone can build something awesome 40
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  42. 42. WORKSHOP 29. / 30. November 2013 @Propertybase Offices Bewirb dich jetzt unter railsgirls.com/munich2013 42
  43. 43. We can do IT! @CarolaBoettcher boettcher.carola@gmail.com 43
  44. 44. BILDNACHWEISE 1) http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_qS63FLRzR8I/S5sXAWaK8CI/AAAAAAAAAZE/HAT2wg2pglw/s1600-h/ProgrammingThe+ENIAC.jpg 2) http://www.aauw.org/files/2013/03/Grace-Murray-Hopper.jpg 6) http://www.ma.tum.de/foswiki/pub/Studium/2011_12_20_Bilder/Hoersaal_1024.jpg 11) http://michaellouiscalvillo.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/nerds.jpg 14) http://www.supernature-forum.de/attachments/194d1006177173-computer-fuer-frauen-waschmaschine1.gif 17) http://greatpreneurs.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Drew-Houston.jpg http://www.digitalafro.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/jackdorsey.jpg http://www.biography.com/imported/images/Biography/Images/Profiles/Z/Mark-Zuckerberg-507402-1-402.jpg (marky mark) http://www.xtoysoft.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Java-father.jpg (james gosling) http://blog.sherweb.com/the-men-behind-the-code-creators-of-famous-programming-languages/ (bjarne stroustrup) http://www.biography.com/imported/images/Biography/Images/Profiles/J/Steven-Jobs-9354805-2-402.jpg http://cdn1.tresixty.com/sites/default/files/styles/node-full/public/bill.jpg http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Admin/BkFill/Default_image_group/2011/11/11/1321022435681/Alan-Turing-007.jpg 20) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ada_lovelace.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Grace_Hopper_and_UNIVAC.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Anita_Borg.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Marissa_Mayer,_World_Economic_Forum_2013_III.jpg https://inktalks-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/files/user/155/originals/ruchi_sanghvi.jpg 37) http://www.codess.net/ever-heard-about-rails-girls/ (Rails Girls pic big) 38) http://siliconallee.com/silicon-allee/events/2012/04/16/solving-berlins-women-problem-with-rails-girls (I love Ruby more than Ashton Kutcher) 40) all Rails Girls Munich Photos by Marius Schuller Photography 23) http://www.gamingangels.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/womencompsci.jpg (Not my boyfriends computer) 42) http://www.readthehorn.com/news/campus/67672/ut_professor_aims_to_increase_number_of_women_in_it_computer_science (we can do it) 44
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