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STEM and workplace appeal would boost women in US tech

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Subject

Women in tech.

Significance

Despite professed intent by US technology companies to increase the diversity of their workforces, women are still a minority.

Impacts

  • Underemployment in tech will disproportionately limit women's opportunities in one of the best-paid sectors of future jobs.
  • Qualified women opting for jobs outside the tech sector risks hurting industry competitiveness.
  • Computer sciences and engineering workplaces will keeping losing women to biological, environmental, chemical and material sciences.
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