|“Being a woman in general, on a team of all men, means that you are going to have a unique voice. It’s important to embrace that.” – Erin Teague – Head of Product, Youtube Sports|
|Hey there,Welcome back to the 5-minute tech break. It’s International Women’s Day this Sunday and we at CTO Academy would like to take a moment to recognise and appreciate all the powerful women in our lives and around the world. Our blog article this week looks at the reasons why there are so few women in tech – exploring the root of the problem. We may live in 2020 but this dynamic is, unfortunately, as prevalent today as it has always been. If you have ever wondered about the value of women in the tech space, here’s an article about how gender diversity can positively affect profitability. Hope you enjoy the read and have a wonderful weekend! Happy #IWD2020!Andrew Weaver CEO & Co-founder CTO Academy email@example.comStatistics show that only 17% of employees in the tech space is female, and our blog this week looks at the reasons why there are so few women in tech – it explores the root of the problem and it surely is a stark awakening.|
|4 Women in Tech on how Digital Assistants would be different if they were designed by womenThere has always been a stigma that a woman’s role is to nurture and care for those around her. That explains why some of the most powerful world leaders’ PAs have been women. As technology advances, we no longer have to be company CEOs to have personal assistants, we can get one in the palm of our hands for about £80. But have you ever wondered how different it would be if women designed these digital assistants?Refinery29 asked 4 women that question and here’s what they have to say.|
|Women in Tech SurveyThis survey brings to light some of the serious gaps and consequences women have to deal with in the tech space. It also suggests some ways in which organisations can do genuine justice to their female employees, and not just a favour.|
|A woman would have to be born in the year 2255 to get equal pay at workIf you’ve read the above survey are you even surprised by those results? The equal pay fight dates all the way back to the 17th Century, but have you wondered when that battle will end and when all women will actually end up getting paid the same as their male counterparts? Well, the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report has an answer to that age-old question – precisely 257 years from now. Let that sink in!|
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