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Forget Gender Gap, Here’s Why Fewer Women Have A Tech Career

According to a report by Catalyst, the contribution by gender to the workforce is almost equal. Women constitute almost half of the workforce, which seems to indicate that gender has seized being an issue for professionals. 

However, statistics for tech employment reveal a much different picture of the working world. Indeed, according to a report by Adeva IT, women only hold a quarter of the jobs in the tech industry. While the first explanation would be the consequences of the gender gap and how women lack education support to move to a STEM field, it would be inaccurate.

Indeed, more and more efforts and investments are made at an education and employment level to encourage women into a tech career. Perhaps, it is time to consider other potential factors that create a male-dominated technology environment. 

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Gender Equality In The Workplace: We’re Not There Yet

When we talk about gender equality, we are really talking about gender inequality. Women are still being treated differently to men. This isn’t new news – it’s a story as old as time itself.

In years past, men went to work while women stayed at home with domestic duties. Men took roles of power while women were placed at the lower rungs of employment. And heaven forbid if you were black as well – consider the treatment of Katherine Johnson, the NASA scientist so wonderfully brought to life by actress Taraji P. Henson in Hidden Figures.

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Australia is including women in the workplace by stopping the use of these two words

Hi, everyone!

Did you notice that? I would usually have said “Hey guys!”, but not today *no pun intended*.

I got to read a recent report and thought to share this with you. The weekend is upon us! What have you been saying at work? What words have you been making use of ?

How many times did you say “hey guys” to your team members this week? Countless times right? I thought so too. Don’t fret, we are all in this together I suppose.

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