Data do not lie: Women can compete in the tech industry
Michelle McBane & Joe Greenwood, The Globe and Mail
There are a lot of misconceptions about the tech industry, the most egregious being the notion that women are not suited for the tech world. That bromide bubbled up in the media waters when the infamous memo penned by programmer James Damore was leaked to the press. His musings launched a thousand op-eds. From our vantage point, the answer lies in the data.
Research conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the MaRS Data Catalyst team for the #movethedial report released last week offers concrete proof that women can be active participants in the tech sector if they have access to the economic system.