Women's contributions to the fields of computer science and computer engineering in their early stages are undeniable. When in the 1940s and 1950s it was mostly women who developed code, the prestige and pay of the job were relatively low. As men started increasingly entering the field, both seemed to rise - despite the essence of the job staying the same. This study of past and present reveals a lot of things about the gender pay gap that exists today.

Article source: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/09/what-programmings-past-reveals-about-todays-gender-pay-gap/498797/

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