Researchers analyzed data from 140 Latina and Caucasian girls in a California middle school during the first day of an IT-intensive after school program. They found that a young woman’s interest in computer science could be predicted from her curiosity about technology and the support of her peers and teachers.

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Denner, J. (2011). What Predicts Middle School Girls' Interest in Computing? International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, 3(1), 53-69. Retrieved from http://genderandset.open.ac.uk/index.php/genderandset/article/view/106

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