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Close the Gender Gap in Computer Science with a Supportive Algorithm
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Sharon Jones, Director of Learning Impact for Prenda, K12 Computer Science Integration and Curriculum Development Expert, Radio Show Host, and Founder and CEO of the dot. Consulting and of the nonprofit Dottie Rose Foundation
Sponsored by CoderZ
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Dr. Sharon Jones, Founder and CEO of the dot. Consulting company and of the nonprofit Dottie Rose Foundation, is a dedicated, award-winning educator of computer science and technology for 17 years. Central to her work has been making computer science inclusive and empowering. Her work considers how computer science helps create new viewpoints, innovates, creates power relations, produces knowledge, and makes data and computing transparent, accessible, and inclusive. Watch Dr. Jones discuss her quest to close the gender gap in computer science.
View this recorded edWebinar to:
- Learn dedicated ways to connect the dots within the technology and computer science sphere to educate, support, and inspire the next generation
- See the power of experiential learning camps so kids can develop the skill set they need and explore the areas of technology that excite them the most
- Meet and chat with one of the foremost voices for computer science education in the Eastern United States and hear the story of how she came to build these structures and how she finds the time to support so many and still change the world
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to K-12 teachers, librarians, and school leaders.
About the Presenter
Dr. Sharon Jones is the founder and CEO of the dot. Consulting and the nonprofit Dottie Rose Foundation, where she leads and implements technology-focused education and innovation. Dr. Jones has found her passion in education and has served as a computer science expert for the past 20 years, bridging the gap between our everyday actions and the application of technology. Dr. Jones is a highly sought-after and national award-winning computer science educator in the public school system and for corporate training. She has presented and been published nationally and internationally on data analytics, educational practices, and technology. Dr. Jones also serves as a member of the National Small Business Leadership Council, where she represents North Carolina.
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