• Masha Zvereva

Gender bias in tech and 5 ways to fight it

Gender diversity in tech has proven benefits; however, it’s still the case that women are hugely underrepresented in this industry. According to the National Center for Women & Information Technology, only 26% of tech roles in the U.S. were held by women in 2017, while the percentage of women CIOs (Chief Information Officers) at Fortune 500 companies in 2017 was just 17%. It would be one thing if this was representative of the population, but I have news for you: women make up roughly 50% of the country’s population.