INCREASING FEMALE LEADERSHIP IN TECHNOLOGY

The lack of women in technology is a well-documented issue. In the United States, women account for only about 25% of computer and mathematical occupations, and only about 16% of engineering jobs. Worse still, women hold only 5% of leadership positions in the tech industry. Clearly the industry has a long way to go.

 

I recently sat down with Michelle Gates, VP of Human Resources for Akamai, to discuss gender equality and get her advice for women seeking leadership roles in technology. We talked about some of the unique challenges many women face like balancing personal life and work life, and rearing children while pursuing a career.

Read more at: https://blogs.akamai.com/2019/08/increasing-female-leadership-in-technology.html

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s