How to Get More Women Interested in Tech

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Jan. 16 (Bloomberg) –- Square Co-Founder Jim McKelvey discusses what women can do if they are interested in tech and if a formal education is necessary with Emily Chang and Alix Steel on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

These programming and engineering jobs?

Everybody says it starts young.

I have nieces and nephews and as someone who covers technology, when i was giving them things for christmas, i wanted to give them something to help them think what the programmer.

But if girls don't express an interest in it, is it something they still need to know?

We are trying to get the message out that it is a successful route.

A lot of women take time off because they have a kid and they cannot get back in the work track.

And there are various many other reasons.

Specifically, for whatever reason they have trouble getting back in the workforce.

One of the great things about coding is it is something that can be done on your own, independently.

My wife put herself through a harvard program online when my son was two years old.

I watched firsthand how you do it and you can still work around other parts of your life.

What is more important --

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