Empowering Women in Tech
“More women can and must have re-warding careers in tech, and European tech needs to benefit from women’s skills and competences”. Such statement, extracted from the vision of the European Commission in its Digital Strategy for the period 2020-20251 - which is one of President von der Leyen’s flagship initiatives-, must be seen as a transverse priority across the four streams of action shaping such agenda. Gender inequality represents a clear challenge for the Next Generation Internet, that requires balancing and reinforcing the digital competences and literacy of women to succeed in an increasingly digitalised and fast-changing labour market. To become a trusted digital leader rooted in values of openness, fairness, diversity, democracy and sustainability, Europe must undertake the commitment to empower women in tech.
Read the whitepaper: https://thinknexus.ngi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Empowering-Women-in-Tech.pdf