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GM CEO Mary Barra Dives Into Her Plan To Hire More Female Engineers

The statistics are quite shocking: the share of women in the computing workforce has dropped to just 24 percent from its figure of 37 percent in 1995. To combat this, General Motors has devised a new partnership with the non-profit “Girls Who Code” organization. The partnership was announced last week, and it’s both GM CEO Mary Barra‘s and GWC’s goal to inspire the next generation of women engineers and computer science professionals. The initiative, which promises a $250,000 grant from