The special topic calls for papers on Fostering Gender Diversity in Computing and such papers will appear in Studies in Sociology of Science as a special column.
Affiliated research area: Working Productivity, Gender Difference, the Diverse Workforce
Computing and information technology are among the fastest growing US industries, and participating in efforts to attract and retain a diverse workforce will provide a valuable contribution toward meeting future demands in these professions. A lack of diverse perspectives will inhibit innovation, productivity, and competitiveness. In addition to failing to attract new and diverse talent, industry is also losing trained professionals who are already interested in technology.
In addition to the Review and Original Articles by invited speakers, we are inviting you to submit a relevant research paper on Fostering Gender Diversity in Computing for consideration. Papers will be subject to normal peer review and must comply with the Guide for Authors.
To submit papers to the “Fostering Gender Diversity in Computing” Special Topic, please go to http://www.cscanada.net. With your submission, please state clearly to the editor that your manuscripts are submitted to the Special Topic Fostering Gender Diversity in Computing.
Related Journals (Special issue):Studies in Sociology of Science, ISSN 1923-0176 [Print], ISSN 1923-0184 [Online]. http://cscanada.net/index.php/sss/index