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    Gender By Numbers: Is Your Education Course Dominated By Your Opposite Gender?

    HCI 2018

    Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2018)

    Belfast, UK, 4 - 6 July 2018


    Sara Tranquada, Nuno Correia & Ana Caraban



    In this paper we present Gender by Numbers, a physical and virtual prototype that exhibits the gender imbalances in the pursuit of future careers. Our system collects and measures relationships between courses and gender retrieved from university statistical data. Our goal is to explore how high school students can be nudged towards gender consciousness and be aware of the gender imbalance of a course before applying to the university.


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