While 57 percent of bachelor's degrees are earned by women, just 12 percent of computer science degrees are awarded to women, according to Code.org. CNET sat down with several girls, sixth graders to high school seniors, who are already working to change that statistic and have advice for girls who want to start to code.
A new initiative aims to get more women working in the tech industry -- and it's starting with teaching high school girls computer science.
The best way to recruit more women into tech? Convince them when they're young that tech is cool.
A New York City initiative focuses on teaching high school students mobile technology, design, and how to get into the technology business.