Technology needs more women for a new golden age


Let’s stop preliminaries: the labor market needs more women. In the technology sector reports are bleak. Last April, in the framework of the International Day of Girls in ICT was confirmed: the technology sector employs only 18% of women. And, what it is more important, a large percentage of high school graduates opt for science and mathematics, but in college, 75% of students abandon technology careers. A screen, a barrier that comes from childhood, when it is suggested, “these are not women’s branches.”

Fortunately, things are changing. And for the good of all parity in wages, hours and jobs will save a fortune on the World Bank and accelerate global economic recovery. When we talk about creativity, lateral thinking, innovation, we must look to the work of thousands of women.

The future is built today

ASUS is one of the key companies that are struggling to incorporate women working in the technology sector. Through the platform #MakeWhatsNext are developing a space to encourage girls from primary, to approach technological and scientific studies. The goal is common: to avoid that in the future we meet many positions needed unoccupied. According to the study, by 2020 there will be 825,000 job vacancies related to information technology and telecommunications. 2 million in all fields of technology.

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