[UbuntuWomen] Women learn more slowly, or can't learn, about computer science?
silvia.bindelli at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 20:43:26 UTC 2008
I'm a computer science engineering student. Next April 24th I will get my
master degree, on time, together with many male friends who entered
university when I did. It did not take more time for me than for my male
To answer your questions:
> Is that an experience others have had?
No never. I used to tutor first year students in a computer science class, but
girls and boys seemed equally comfortable with me.
> many young women intimidated by their male peers?
I can only speak for myself, but I have never been.
> Is the opinion that women
> need to be treated differently in computer science education widespread?
I have been treated exactly as any other student, and I'm reaching the same
results at the same time.
> What should I do in the future if confronted with the same attitude?
I agree with Meg, you should explain that you don't think there is any
difference in helping a woman or a man.
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