Even at my coding bootcamp General Assembly, which was supposed to be an equal starting point for everyone, there was a strange absence of women.

Also, some of the girls in the course didn’t seem to progress as quickly as the guys. This was at least in part because of a lack of female professors as role models.

There are clearly cultural factors discouraging women from even taking the first steps towards learning code, and that bums me out. There has been a huge push to get girls into tech at a young age- I’m very curious how that will play out over the next generation.

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