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Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Tue Jul 11 18:08:22 AEST 2006

At 05:30 PM 11/07/2006, Howard Lowndes wrote:
>My inclination is that it will not attract a higher ratio of intake of 
>women into IT, as many who might consider IT might think that they are not 
>attractive enough - let's face it, many women grossly underrate their 
>physical appearance.  I think it might tend to attract more males in fact, 
>simply because of the "Cooooor..." factor.

I just read the article. I think Phil has a good point. And I agree with 
Howard: it wouldn't attract women, but it may attract blokes. Some women 
would just see it as another male focussed thing, nothing to do with 
attracting women to the field.


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