Women In Technology-The Current State of Play

Women In Technology-The Current State of Play

The majority of working women have expressed dissatisfaction with the industry's strong bro culture, which has made them feel excluded, unsafe, and uneasy.

This bro culture simply means that male employees are viewed as the norm and women employees as outliers in the workplace, which leads to misogynistic and discriminatory behaviour toward those who are not recognised as the same. This is especially common in industries such as technology.

However, according to TrustRadius' 2021 Women in Tech Report, 71% of women tech workers have worked in a company with a strong "Bro culture."

This means that 29 percent of women with potential qualifications and skills have never worked in a bro-cultured organisation. This also implies that a large number of women have worked in environments where they felt marginalised.

Second, we all know that monetary compensation is one of the most effective workplace motivators. This benefit could be used to improve employees' performance and contributions to the company. When asked if they believed there was a gender pay gap where they worked, 37% of women said they were paid less than men. This includes not only salaries but also bonuses and incentives. This would not only demonstrate gender inequality within the organisation, but it would also cause frustration and demotivation amongst the women workforce, potentially affecting their performance and contribution to the organisation.

Despite the fact that men make up the majority of the tech workforce, employers are encouraged to hire women who have potential in the field. This is, of course, an important first step toward closing the gender gap in this industry. However, many complain that there are no opportunities to advance.

At Compaira - we want a world where everyone has the chance to progress; we will provide the connections to do this simply and without bias.
According to reports, only 35% of tech start-ups have at least one woman on their board of directors or as c-suite executives. 

This is a narrative that should change. Yet it can only do so when leaders understand the benefits of including women in tech. 

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