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Happy Memorial Day Weekend. This months highlights: Women in Tech, Uber/Lyft Leave Austin, Learn to Code for Free

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The Highs and Lows of Women in Tech

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Why are there so few women in tech leadership roles?

According to a recent Reuters study, 30% of 450 technology executives stated that their groups had no women in leadership positions. Only 25% of the IT jobs in the US were filled by women and considering the fact that 56% of women leave IT in the highlight of their career, it’s no surprise that there’s so few women leading the tech industry.

The value of having women in leadership is common sense – women make up half of the purchasing demographic so having limited or no representation of women leading companies can make them miss out on valuable insight. This common sense is backed by a study by a DDI consulting firm that found the top 20% of top-performing companies had 27% or more women in key leadership positions while the bottom 20% of companies had less than 19% of women in these roles.

We asked women in leadership roles to share their experience in the tech space, everything from why they chose a career in tech to perks/challenges of being a woman in a male-dominated industry to advice for young women considering tech as a career. Thank you to Becca Stucky, Director of Demand Generation at tech company Thycotic; Katie McCroskey, Senior Manager Channel Operations at ThycoticKaren Nowicki, director of engineering for a Chicago-based software company called kCura; Diane Merrick, VP of Marketing at TeradiciRobbie Hardy, tech sector veteran, and author of the new book UPSETTING THE TABLE:  Women Mentoring Women; and Dr. Galina Datskovsky, CEO of Vaporstream for contributing their insight.

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Elizabeth is the Marketing Manager at PROTECH. Comments and feedback can be directed to her at elizabethb@protechfl.com.