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Join in for a screening of the documentary "CODE - Debugging the Gender Gap", on Friday April 8 at 1PM ET. This event is sponsored by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Capital One, and ABI.DC Community.
CODE exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap. CODE raises the question: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code? Watch the trailer.
1:00 PM Opening remarks by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Michelle K. Lee
1:05-2:20 Screening of CODE, Debugging the Gender Gap
2:20-3:00 Panel Discussion and Q&A, featuring:
3:00-4:00 PM Coding activity for students
3:00-4:00 PM Networking session in the atrium adjacent to the auditorium.