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Research: Women in IT


Bas van Gils

21 March 2023

The field of information technology (IT) is rapidly growing and evolving, with an increasing demand for skilled professionals in the industry. Despite this, women remain significantly underrepresented in the IT workforce, with only a small percentage of leadership roles being held by women. This lack of gender diversity has far-reaching implications for the industry as a whole, and for individual organizations seeking to compete in the digital age.

In this article, Bas van Gils and Morgan Djotaroeno explore the benefits of increasing gender diversity in IT and highlights the challenges faced by women in the field. Drawing on research and real-world examples, the article makes a compelling case for why women in IT are not only necessary but also a competitive advantage for organizations. The authors offer practical strategies for increasing gender diversity in IT, including initiatives that can be implemented at the organizational and industry levels. Whether you are a woman in IT, a leader in the industry, or simply interested in the topic of gender diversity in technology, this article offers valuable insights and actionable advice.

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