Four Strategies To Get More Women Into Tech And Leadership Roles
Multiple studies suggest that a well-balanced, diverse workforce can offer strong business benefits, such as enhanced productivity (paywall), profitability and team morale. That’s likely as true for women as it is for other groups who are traditionally underrepresented in the tech industry. In addition, research from the Harvard Business School (via the WEF) suggests that organizations that have women in leadership positions are more likely to outperform those that don’t.
As a woman who’s spent the better part of 30 years in tech, I’ve found that women make the workforce stronger by bringing different thinking, problem-solving and teamwork approaches. And I am very happy to say that I have witnessed great progress. But we need more. So how do we get more women into technology jobs and then ultimately into leadership roles?
Here are four strategies: