Women are underrepresented in the field of Computer Science (CS). Closing the gender gap in CS benefits the economy, gender equality and society. However, girls have low CS interest while interest energizes learning and guides career trajectories. In this research, we explore the user interface of Hedy - a graduate language which teaches children the syntax of Python - and how adjustments can stimulate the CS interest development of girls.
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