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Michelle Bailey
Michelle Bailey
Michelle Bailey is IDC's GVP/GM and Research Fellow Datacenter and Cloud. See more from Michelle:
Leadership Strategies

Women in Technology: Understanding the Problem

Women in Technology

In the United States today, women account for 47% of the overall workforce, yet only 25% of IT workers are female according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The tech industry’s efforts to raise the inclusivity of women as employees have been sporadic and inconsistent over the last 50 years, though the issue has certainly gained more notoriety in recent years. Yet despite employers’ efforts to introduce numerous programs to help educate, hire and retain women in technology, women remain significantly underrepresented at all levels.

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