The time is ripe for aspiring female programmers and developers to make their mark in a male-dominated industry, says Michael Choi, founder and chief instructor of Coding Dojo.
It’s hardly news that the tech industry has a gender gap issue. While women were once the pioneers of computer science, their ranks have fallen since, even as the ubiquity of computing has grown.
What is news is just how bad the situation has become: As Google GOOG 0.46% recently revealed, women make up only 17% of the company’s technical workforce. At Facebook FB 0.46% , it’s 15%. And while women make up 57% of U.S. college students, they earn only 18% of computer science degrees. READ MORE AT FORTUNE