The tech industry is not just a ‘man’s game’
Whilst women now make up 47% of the UK workplace, in most companies, the board room is still predominantly male, with women holding just 29% of FTSE 100 board seats in the UK. And, experts have warned that the coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating impact on gender equality that could set women back decades.
Women’s Equality Day is rooted in celebration of the day that American women were officially granted the vote in 1920 and when the 19th Amendment was added to the US Constitution.
Globally, it is now an opportunity to recognise and honour women’s suffrage, as well as inspiring a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. Now, we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, in commemoration of its history, but also as a hopeful catalyst for change in the present and future.