We often create a jagged image of women who strive to achieve far-reaching goals and define their accomplishments. Not many people consider the accomplishments as a victory. There are various examples of women who made their mark when the air was thin, and men still outnumbered women.
Gender inequality has been a major problem in the corporate world, and it is not only sickening that women are undervalued in these spaces, but also remain significantly underrepresented and twice likely not to be given a voice in the corporate environment. Despite the huge amount of research and meticulously curated data confirming that companies tends to be more profitable, reputable, and have a healthy growth relationship when they have more women in leadership positions, we still suffer a gender gap in most companies.
“We need more women in tech!”
For several years now, the dearth of women working in technology — and the need for creative ways to attract girls and women to technology-related careers, has been a hot topic. Yet despite all of the initiatives, the scholarships, the STEM education, and the outreach, for the most part, women are still woefully underrepresented in technology, particularly in IT.