LADIES, GENTLEMEN: CODING IS THE NEW BLACK
Written on the 13 August 2015 by Laura Daquino
CODING as the new second language, not a math or science, is one way the recently launched Melbourne initiative Code Like A Girl thinks the skill should be framed to attract more women.
Stop the negative self-talk
Women are naturally better networkers but are often let down by their tendency to talk themselves down.
Don't discount your peers
Much has been discussed about the benefits of diversity in senior leadership positions, however, discussion rarely cuts through in such a matter-of-fact way.
Coding is the new second language
Johana Foster says change must stem from learning environments, not the office, and this can only beginning with revising the curriculum.
Foster says code classes should run at primary school level for all students.