In my research into broadening pathways to computing careers, I’ve been exploring how “cultural gatekeeping in computing” perpetuates stereotypes about computing, making non-traditional pathways harder to follow.
Sharing a small anecdote that helped me, it might help you, too.
I drew this monster last Thursday. I tried to think of a body shape I haven’t drawn before, and I think the legs are unique.
I drew this monster last night on the iPad while listening to music. Don’t the eyes look .
A working title…Broadening Participation in Computing Through Broadening Computing: Adults Learning Computer Science Through Computational Work
Informational interviews are super important when you are new to an industry. This is an email template I used when I “cold” emailed many people for informational interviews.
2 things I learned this week
3 projects I am working on now, 1 thing that might be a failure
1 thing that has been hard, 1 insight/connection to my past, 3 things I been using for pro-active time tracking
1 major thing I learned, 1 insight/early idea
We moved to Atlanta! Also, updates on productivity systems, starting on research, Canada, and meditation.
2 research papers I enjoyed reading in the past month, 5 titles in my post drafts that contain quotations, 1 thing I am looking forward to