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Harvey Mudd’s Klawe Draws Blueprint for Closing Gender Gap: Tech

Earlier this year, Maria Klawe persuaded Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella to spend a day at the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference in Phoenix this October.

She dangled the prospect of his becoming the first man ever to be a headline speaker at the event. For the 8,000 female technologists and diversity activists planning to attend, Klawe herself may be the bigger draw.