Gender Representation in Brazilian Computer Science Conferences

  • Natália Dal Pizzol PUCRS
  • Eduardo Dos Santos Barbosa PUCRS
  • Soraia Raupp Musse PUCRS


This study presents an automated bibliometric analysis of 6569 research papers published in thirteen Brazilian Computer Science Society (SBC) conferences from 1999 to 2021. Our primary goal was to gather data to understand the gender representation in publications in the field of Computer Science. We applied a systematic assignment of gender to 23.573 listed papers authorships, finding that the gender gap for women is significant, with female authors being under-represented in all years of the study.
Palavras-chave: Gender analysis, Brazilian conferences, diversity, gender representation


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DAL PIZZOL, Natália; BARBOSA, Eduardo Dos Santos; MUSSE, Soraia Raupp. Gender Representation in Brazilian Computer Science Conferences. In: WOMEN IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (WIT), 16. , 2022, Niterói. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2022 . p. 67-76. ISSN 2763-8626. DOI: