What role does media play in inspiring girls in computer science?

10/26/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Role models -- real and fictional -- can help inspire more girls to pursue careers in computer science and engineering, according to New York Times reporter Catherine Rampell. In this article, she explores the role popular media can play in sparking students' future interest in these careers, noting that shows, such as "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," have helped fuel many girls' interests in forensic science.

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