And Then, Suddenly, Women Stopped Coding. What Happened in 1984?

March 28, 2017 Avani Desai

Finally, a tech-savvy Barbie.

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Some things haven’t changed. Her glasses and laptop and shoes are an undeniable shade of hot pink—and she comes with tailored-to-perfection body-con (“body conscious”) attire and long blond hair. In 2016, she launched as “tech savvy” and “career-themed,” because I Can Be Computer Engineer Barbie (who apparently skipped her English classes) exemplifies the growing presence of the dynamic career-oriented female—both plastic ones and those in the flesh.

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You can read my full article over at itspmagazine.com

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Avani Desai

Avani Desai is a Principal and the Executive Vice President at Schellman. Avani has more than 15 years of experience in IT attestation, risk management, compliance and privacy. Avani’s primary focus is on emerging healthcare issues and privacy concerns for organizations. Named as one of the 2017 Global Leaders in Consulting by Consulting Magazine she has also been featured and published in the ISSA Journal, ITSP Magazine, ISACA Journal, Information Security Buzz, Healthcare Tech Outlook, and many more.

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