Stop devaluing the humanities

I’m tired of the humanities being viewed as more feminine and therefore less valued than STEM fields. I’m tired of being told I should drop my major in English to a minor so I can focus on CS, when in reality, I am more committed to my English degree.
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A girl with a laptop with an EECS sticker daydreaming of an adult version of herself writing script

UC Berkeley must uplift women in tech

Where are the female professors? Extensive research has been done regarding the effects of female role models on female students. In both high school and college, we see increased retention of women in male-dominated fields of study when they have female role models.
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Searching up inspiration

Cracking the Code Ceiling

Something about being around other women in STEM — women who looked like me, women with similar aspirations and who had ultimately succeeded — meant the world to me. It gave me a sense of confidence in my abilities.
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Decoding slut-shaming

Cracking the Code Ceiling

It didn’t matter that these girls were brilliant creators selected into the startup incubator for the projects they had led. To the men around me, they were simply sexual objects, with worth directly esteemed from their attractiveness rather than their technical abilities.
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Toxic stress culture

Cracking the Code Ceiling

“He hasn’t showered for days!” my friend exclaimed. She was telling me about a computer science student she had seen when she had visited her sister at UC Berkeley. He sat on her sister’s apartment floor, eating leftover pizza. He had been there for days, working on the same problem
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