Women in Tech: Perceptions vs. Misconceptions
Despite playing a key role in the growth of tech, women’s representation in the industry has stagnated. Some argue women simply are not as interested in tech careers as men – but industry insiders know it’s not that simple. Join us for a panel discussion among four accomplished women in tech who understand the complexities of this issue – and how to overcome them.
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- Girls' interest in tech lessens with age. How do we reverse the trend?
- Just 37% of girls know of someone with a tech job. How can we better match girls with tech role models?
- Less than half of girls who’ve taken tech classes are confident their skills are right for a career. How do instill tech confidence in girls?
Lisa Fasold, Sr Dir of Mktg & Communications, Creating IT Futures