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Apr 18, 2018

Michelle Levine, Interim District Director of Faculty Development, Broward College and Felicidad Archila, Computer Science Professor and Program Manager of Computer Information Technology, Broward College


Broward College, a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) in Florida, saw female enrollment increase by 200% from 5 to 15 women and male enrollment increase by 156% from 43 to 110 men in targeted Introductory Computer Networking courses after only one semester. Female retention also increased from 80% to 100%. In this session, join 2 of Broward College’s WomenTech Leadership Team members to find out how their team grew their program and increased female retention at this community college. One effective recruitment strategy you’ll hear about was making recruitment presentations to feeder classes.