Women in Computing, one of several clubs at Ithaca College concentrates on the empowerment of women.
Women make up the majority of students at Ithaca College and tend to dominate care-related and media majors at the college and in the workforce. However, some students and experts agree that this majority can cause negative stereotypes and implications for female workers.
To encourage young women to run for government positions and create an opportunity to make the Student Government Association more reflective of Ithaca College’s student body, the college will host its second annual “Elect Her: Campus Women Win” workshop.
A study by the American Association of University Women published in October found that college-educated women working full time make an average of 82 percent of their male counterparts’ salaries just one year after graduation.