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Corporate Responsibility in Action

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Jingjing Ren | 19 Nov 2012 | 0 comments

Symantec’s 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report explores our commitments to our employees, the world, and your information. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be featuring blogs from Symantec employees and partners that focus on how they are making a difference. This week, we hear from Jingjing Ren, Software Engineer.

 

I’m a software engineer at Symantec. According to recent statistics, less than 20 percent of the bachelor degrees in computer science go to women. This means that, even living in Silicon Valley as I do, I’m a member of a very small group of working technical women.

Why do so few girls and women pursue careers in computer science and other tech fields? What makes a...