Cal Poly Joins Technology Pathways Initiative, Offers Bioinformatics Cross-Disciplinary Studies Minor
SAN JOSE, Calif. – December 12, 2017 – The Center for Advancing Women [...]
The mission of the Center for Advancing Women in Technology (CAWIT) is to increase the participation of women in technology, from campus to career.
Our Technology Pathways Initiative (TPI) brings together university faculty and tech industry leaders to develop new interdisciplinary computing degree programs and to educate more women innovators for the Digital Age.
The Workforce Gap
By 2024, the U.S. will have 1.1 million computing job openings, but only 450K CS Bachelor’s graduates to fill them
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Gender Gap
Women earn 58% of college degrees, but only 18% of CS degrees
TPI: the 2X Solution
The Technology Pathways Initiative (TPI) aims to produce 2X more women graduates with computing degrees per year by 2020-21