Tech has dependably been a prevalently male industry, with notorious Worldwide male business people, for example, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg picking up the most acknowledgment for their commitments to the division. In any case, ladies are having an enormous impact as well and an ever-increasing number of ladies are entering both general and abnormal state positions in tech, with the huge worldwide firms, for example, Apple, Google, Facebook, and so on enlisting ladies quicker than men.
- 20% of all tech start-ups across the world were founded by women.
- Chicago, Boston and Silicon Valley have the most tech start-ups founded by women.
- Woman represent 7% of the world’s richest tech billionaires.
- Sheops, Sehat Kahani, Doctsher, Aurat Raaj are few of the prominent names in Tech led by Women in #Pakistan
Why do women leave tech positions?
The Global Gender Gap Report 2017 has ranked 144countries according to their gender gap proportions. And Pakistan is on 143 sadly.
According to research, 56% women leave tech positions. Why?
Working Conditions, Work-life Balance and Company Environment are the major reasons for leaving the jobs, not only Tech sector but in all sectors.
How to hold more ladies in Tech?
Mentoring Program, Networking, Opportunities, Flexible Working Hours, Personal Development and Workforce diversity are the key factors in retaining women in tech.
Prominent Names of Women in Tech in Pakistan
Jehan Ara – President P@SHA & The NEST I/O, Nighat Daad – Founder, Digital Rights Foundation, Kulsoom Lakhani – Founder/CEO, Invest2Innovate, Maryam Mohiuddin – Director, Social Innovation Lab, Farieha Aziz – Director, BoloBhi, Sheba Najmi – Code for Pakistan, Nadia Patel Ganjee - Founder Sheops, Dr. Sara and Dr. Iffat - Sehat Kahani, Saba Khalid - Aurat Raaj, Faiza Yousuf - Outabox, Hira Saeed - Tech Geeks, and many more.