IT – still a man's world?
— The UN agency for information and communication technologies (ITU) has organized a debate on the low level of female participation in this discipline. At EPFL, as well as at other Swiss universities, female students account for only 15% of the total. Anastasia Ailamaki, the professor in charge of the Data-Intensive Applications and Systems Laboratory, was invited to attend. She gives us a few avenues to explore.