Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.

There are some strong initiatives, including Girl Develop It, looking to change that – CoderDojo, I Wish, Wise, Girls in Tech, Girls Who Code, and others.

This article and accompanying infographic take a look at the numbers and why it’s important to get more women into tech.

Read the article at Silicon Republic.

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