CODE: DEBUGGING THE GENDER GAP

SCIENCE ON SCREEN℠
TUESDAY, MARCH 22 •  7:00

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While tech jobs are growing three times faster than colleges produce computer-science graduates, this Mill Valley Film Festival audience favorite examines why so few women and minorities are in those classes and how the technology sector doesn’t always provide a culture welcome to women. Experts from the worlds of tech, psychology, science and education are juxtaposed with inspiring stories of women engaged in the fight to challenge complacency in the industry and increase awareness of a global issue. Code aims to inspire change in mindsets, in the educational system, in start-up culture and in the way women see themselves in the field of coding. Producer/Director: Robin Hauser Reynolds. (US 2015) 78 min.

Panel discussion immediately follows the screening.

PANELISTS:

Moderator: Marco della Cava, Journalist, author of “Change Agents” which spotlights innovators and entrepreneurs in the tech world

Danielle Feinberg, Director of Photography – Lighting, Pixar Animation Studio
Albrey Brown, Co-Founder Telegraph Academy
Rayona Sharpnack, CEO and Founder of Institute for Gender Partnership
Roz Ho, Vice President, Ericsson TV Platforms 

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR CO-PRESENTERS WOMEN WHO CODE

ADMISSION FOR THIS PROGRAM: $12. General  |  $8. CFI Member

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This presentation is part of Science on Screen℠, a series pairing film screenings with lively scientific discussions. The series is made possible by a grant from the Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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