Women in STEM is necessary for an innovative and prosperous country

Only 18 per cent of computer sciences degrees are held by women ... No matter which career women ultimately pursue, coding teaches the fundamental problem-solving, critical thinking, and creative skills that help them succeed.

"Ladies Learning Code believes that promoting an entrepreneurial society, supporting global science excellence, building clusters and partnerships, and competing in a digital world are some of the most critical areas," writes Melissa Sariffodeen, Co-Executive Director of Ladies Learning Code. Photograph courtesy of Ladies Learning Code

By MELISSA SARIFFODEEN

PUBLISHED : Thursday, June 23, 2016 3:03 PM

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