Pathable Women in Computing Scholarship 2020
Pathable, an event website and mobile conference app developer based in Seattle with offices around the world, is offering its third annual $1,000 scholarship to a female student going into their freshman year of college or a female student who is currently enrolled in a computer science or technology-related degree from an accredited university. The scholarship will be awarded each year in February.
According to the National Center for Women & Information Technology, women earn 57% of all undergraduate degrees, 52% of all math and science undergraduate degrees, 42% of all math and statistics degrees, 40% of all physical science degrees, but only 18% of all computer and information sciences undergraduate degrees. Pathable is seeking to bridge the gap between men and women in computer science related fields.
-Must be pursuing a career in computer science or technology-related field
-Must have at least two semesters of coursework remaining
Please answer the following questions:
-What drew you to technology and computer science as a career direction?
-Describe a relevant project that you have worked on that you found particularly challenging, meaningful and/or rewarding.
-Where do you see yourself in 5 years?