This publication offers a heritage of the efforts of the united states nationwide technology starting place to increase participation in computing. The booklet in short discusses the early heritage of the NSF's involvement with schooling and staff matters. It then turns to 2 courses outdoor the computing directorate (the improve software and this system on girls and women) that set the degree for 3 courses within the NSF computing directorate on broadening participation: the IT team application, the Broadening Participation in Computing software, and the Computing schooling for the twenty first Century software. The paintings appears at NSF-funded examine and NSF-funded interventions either to extend the variety of ladies, underrepresented minorities (African americans, Hispanics, and American Indians) and folks with disabilities, and to extend the variety of public colleges supplying rigorous guideline in computing. different enterprises comparable to the ACM, the pc technology academics organization, and Code.org also are lined. The years coated are essentially 1980 to the current.

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