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Is your company culture driving away women tech workers?

Sharon Florentine | June 19, 2015
Women enter the IT workforce at about the same rate as men. But somewhere around the mid-career point, the number of women in IT plummets. Why? It's the culture, stupid.

It's not enough to simply focus on the classroom or the boardroom, though those are areas where significant progress is being made to increase women's representation in IT fields. "Along with organizations like WIT, along with classroom and boardroom initiatives, what has to happen is a much greater societal shift toward inclusion and parity. And it's not going to happen overnight, but we are definitely seeing improvement and we'll keep fighting for that," Kolmus says.

 

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