Closing the Gender Gap – Change Starts Now [Video]by Mondo on April 27, 2015
The facts are stark: by 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs in the computing related fields. Less than 29% of those jobs will be filled by Americans, and less than 3% of those jobs will be filled by women.
The gender gap in technology is huge – it’s problematic. Change is necessary in order for the industry as a whole to be progressive – not only in the platforms and systems created – but in the race to diversify and push society forward. Code: Debugging the Gender Gap is a new film that asks the question: what would society gain by having more women and minorities code?
Check out the trailer for the film below and keep the conversation going. Change begins with one person deciding the status quo is no longer okay.
Change begins now.