Where’s Waldo… Wait… Where are all the Women in Technology?? (1/24/08)
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Over the past few years, I have attended many technical events and have found that the attendees of these events consist of only 5-10% women. While it’s really cool to be surrounded by men and never to wait in line to use the restroom, I keep on wondering where all the Women In Technology are. Is there a larger percentage of Women In Technology and they just don’t attend these types of events? Or is 5-10% an accurate percentage? An InfoWorld article from January of 2007 indicated that “women accounted for 16.6 percent of all network and computer systems administrator positions in 2006”. So, I was close….
January, 2007 InfoWorld Article: http://www.infoworld.com/article/07/01/29/05FEwomentech_1.html