One of the largest travel e-commerce companies, Booking.com has revealed a research to better understand the continuing gender diversity challenge in technology in its mission to empower people to experience the world. Majority of women feel that their gender positively impacted their career while 77% still believe that they face more challenges than men which impacted their ability to climb the career ladder in tech.
The research revealed that women normally work in
Gender bias during recruitment and lack of visible female leaders continue to undermine women’s tech opportunities
The optimism and ambition of women seen to become successful in technology and IT field are inspiring with the high potential and aspirations they hold for themselves as said by the CEO of Bookings.com, Mr Gillian Tans.
Hence, the industry has the opportunity to do much more to empower women to succeed in tech industry such as putting forth more female role models, eliminating gender bias right from the recruitment while investing in initiatives to welcome all stages of employment and to put the industry in
The appeal of tech to young women provides significant opportunity to initiate change
The research reveals that the tech industry desires the next generation of talent and continuously outlines the initiative to close the gender gap. Female undergraduates and high school students find T
Therefore, more women who are aspired to work can be hired into tech industry and engaged throughout their years of education while removing hurdles to make it easier for them to excel in the field and act as a positive influence for them to have a positive perception.
Bridging the tech gender gap begins with education and parental encouragement
Most influential factors that are
Women in China and India have more interest in tech-related organisations which is
However, proper actions taken early can solve these issues and generate a more balanced workforce in the Technology industry.