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The Rise Of Women: "41% Of Harvard Computer Scence Majors Are Women" (Infographic)

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In historically male-dominated fields, women are rising to the challenge.

By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

This week, we celebrate the rise of women – “Of the computer science majors graduating in 2013 from Harvard, women make up 41%. And although only 25% of science, tech, engineering and math (STEM) jobs are currently held by women, the numbers are beginning to shift. Between January of 2011 and 2012, the number of women in the IT field jumped by more than 28%,” boasts MBA Online.

In historically male-dominated fields, women are rising to the challenge.

See the full infographic below:

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Women 2.0 readers: What’s your *favorite* part of the women in tech infographic by MBA Online? Let us know in the comments!

About the writer: Angie Chang is Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Women 2.0, a media company offering content, community and conferences for aspiring and current women innovators in technology. Our mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups. Previously, Angie held roles in product management and web UI design. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.