Women who have a career in tech leave due to company culture, while there are many reasons women abandon a career in technology.
Global level view shows that women in technology represent only about 23% jobs in the US, while in India, the percentage stands at around 25%.
The percentage of women chief information officers (CIOs) has remained stagnant at 14% since 2004.
The potential GDP opportunity comes from increasing women's participation in the labour force by 10 percentage points.
‘Women are from Venus, Men are from Mars’, and may be this is one of the reasons why women epitomize the power of love and patience, donning different hats in their day to day lives. They have not only outpaced men in showing their mettle in personal lives, but when it comes to professionalism, they have not left any stone unturned to prove their managerial and leadership prowess.
According to the US Department of Commerce, women have secured half of all jobs in the US, but there’s a grim reality which paints a gloomy picture of the female talent pipeline with respect to technology space.
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