Female video gamers join male-dominated industry

Female video gamers join male-dominated industry

Lindsay Caudill, a marketing sophomore, has been an avid gamer since the age of six. Now, she serves as an analyst for both the A and B “Overwatch” esports teams. “I’ve always been doing games, but I was really excited about Overwatch when it came out,” Caudill said. As the...

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Breaking glass ceilings at UTD

Breaking glass ceilings at UTD

A climate survey of UTD faculty sheds light on parental leave and gender parity regarding women in the workplace. In 2016, a survey sent out to all of the university’s faculty and staff addressed diversity in gender, ethnicity and other topics. Of UTD employees, about 27 percent responded to the...

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Faculty gender pay gap increases

Faculty gender pay gap increases

UTD’s fall 2016 profile showed that female faculty members are outnumbered by men nearly two to one. While that gap is closing over time, the university’s gender wage gap is increasing and currently rests at two cents below the national average. According to Chronicle Data, which compiles research from the...

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Alum to represent women in video games

Alum to represent women in video games

An ATEC alumna, who is an arcade coordinator at the National Videogame Museum in Frisco, has influenced the growth of the museum from the perspective of a woman in a field that has yet to be equally composed of both men and women.  After hearing about the National Videogame Museum’s...

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