Sunday, April 26, 2015
Anita Borg. Jerry Telfer/San Francisco Chronicle photo
Jessie Thornburg, center, listens in the Beauty and Joy of Computing introductory computer science course, which UC Berkeley redesigned and renamed to attract more female students. Leah Millis/San Francisco Chronicle photo
UC Berkeley student Chandler Fitzsimons, center, with classmates Jongseon Park, left, and Darius Kay, attends the Beauty and Joy of Computing class, which enrolled more women than men for the first time. Leah Millis/San Francisco Chronicle photo
Saphiya Abu Al-Maati takes notes while she listens to a lecture about algorithmic complexity during The Beauty and Joy of Computing and introductory computer science class taught by professor Dan Garcia at UC Berkeley. Leah Millis/San Francisco Chronicle photo