International organization empowering women to code

Jun 18, 2013
Ashley Hassett / WBFO

An international non-profit organization Girl Develop It or GDI works to help empower women through technology particularly by training them to write their own software.

Chapter Leader of Girl Develop It in Buffalo Elena Moiseeva came to the U.S. from Russia with her computer science degree.

Smithsonian Institution / via Flickr

Researchers at Cornell University say the numbers show that women are still underrepresented in math-heavy fields - which suggests that universities need to enact new policies.

You may remember the initial release of the study - we've been working to follow up with the husband and wife research team behind the data ever since.

Finally, after automotive breakdowns, a family bout of flu, and a near house-fire from a clogged laundry vent, Stephen Ceci and Wendy Williams finally found time in their busy work-family schedule to sit down and talk about what might be done to make working-while-parenting a little bit easier.