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Tue Jan 28 13:20:58 PST 2003

On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 01:02:26PM -0700, Andrew Lias <anrwlias at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I wonder.  Sure, that may be part of it, but why science, in particular?  
> Virtually every field of endeavor was dominated by white males for most of 
> Western history, but you don't see women shying away from other disciplines 
> that used to be male dominated.  For that matter, how do we account for the 
> lack of women in such fields as computer sciences that only became popular 
> subjects of study well *after* the feminist movement?
> I think that this is something at fault, but I don't know if it is 
> something as simple as a lack of applicable role models?

Grace Hopper, Ada Hutchinson (unsure of last name), many others.  
There's definitely no lack of female role models in computer 

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