Silicon Valley “War on Women”

80% of Silicon Valley 150 companies had only one woman director or none at all.

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And we’re not just talking about four-person startups; the average number of employees in these 150 companies is 8,500. Comparatively, 98% of companies in the S&P 100 — which average 170,000 employees each — had at least one female director, and almost 70% had between two and three.

 

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… and recent data suggesting that despite the prevalence of coding programs aimed at girls and women, only 12.9% of Silicon Valley engineers are women.
~ How Far Behind Silicon Valley Is On Gender Equality  by Lydia Dallett, Business Insider.

See also:

  • List of 200 highest-paid CEOs contains only 10 women
  • U. S. Labor Force Structured by Occupation, Race, Gender and Education
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