What goes on in your mind when someone says about the role of Women in Technology –
Well the ratio is quite less compared to men specially in Tech world. But we can see that changing in current senerios and as current forbes list of “World’s Most Powerful Women in Tech 2017” contains 18 women tech leaders. Women are still in the minority in Tech, they hold only 24% of computer science jobs, down from 37% in 1995, and occupy roughly 11% of executive positions.
Sitting at the top of “FORBES” tech list for the sixth year in a row (and in the No. 4 position on the overall FORBES Most Powerful Women list) is Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.
Being a girl (Girl in technology) i do aspire to become a teacher and will love teaching technology as well as different programming languages. Its good when one woman helps another, amazing things can happen. Professional careers do leap forward & that’s what Women in Technology is all about. Being a women in the technology industry, I understand the unique challenges one faces.
Considering Microsoft: In October, the company reported that women comprise 29.1 percent of its workforce,
but only 16.6 percent work in technical positions and just 23 percent hold leadership roles.
Twitter says women fill 10 percent of its technical jobs, with 21 percent in leadership. Women Googlers account for 17 percent of the search giant’s tech jobs, while only 21 percent manage others.
Women in Tech activities do aim to discuss how women could have a larger role in creating success stories in business and technology.
It’s not really about asking for the raise but knowing and having faith that the system will actually give you the right raises as you go along
– CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella said in an interview.
No matter where you are in your professional development, or what technology-related field you’re in. We at WebIT MAN offer a broad range of support and resources to advance women in technology.
Jobs in technology can be creative – Women in Technology
Think technology as well as creativity can’t go hand-in-hand? Well a huge number of business owners & entrepreneurs are using their expertise to build the backbone of their business and save costly outsourcing.
We have seen so much of things agains women not just in tech world but as a whole like you may know Google’s James Damore, who was fired after penning a manifesto on why women are biologically inferior. Also Uber’s alleged atmosphere of sexual harassment and gender discrimination — have shown the ugly underbelly of the tech world in an unappealing new light.
In Asia, women are flexing their entrepreneur muscles like never before. According to a study, half of internet startups in China are bring run by women.
Not discussing about Dona Sarkar, Now the leader of Windows Insiders Program –
A post on Women in Technology will be incomplete. Even if you don’t know Dona Sarkar’s name, its highly likely that you know her work. If you’re one of the 1.5 billion people using Windows, you have likely used something she’s built. If you’ve ever looked for an app or setting on your computer, you’ve probably used the search box that Sarkar’s team made.
– Nancy Anand | Team – WebIT MANWhat you think of women working on Technology? Do share your valuable comment.