Tuesday, 17 June 2008

Why women quit technology careers

Just stumbled across this article and was quite simply shocked by it. To draw a comparison I thought to myself of the Pathfinder project with around half of the team being women; and without their great contribution, the Pathfinder project wouldn't have simply been anywhere. It is a sad state of affairs that women still feel discrmination and are eventually forced out of the industry due to mainly persistent subtle discrimination by men whom dominate the industry... Read the article below for more...


What if half the men in science, engineering and technology roles dropped out at midcareer? That would surely be perceived as a national crisis. Yet more than half the women in those fields leave -- most of them during their mid- to late 30s.


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