Women in Technology

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A community for discussing issues related to women in technology. We’ll explore hiring and workplace issues, education and training, as well as organizations devoted to fostering women in science and technology.

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Deloitte is committed to hiring a diverse workforce that brings together people from all backgrounds, cultures and perspectives to help its clients and communities uncover solutions to complex issues. One way we demonstrate our intentions is through our Women’s Initiative, which we launched more than 20 years ago to retain, develop and advance our women professionals. We have also recently created a community for women pursuing careers in technology to help them learn more about Deloitte and connect with others who have similar interests.

In this collection of videos and slideshows, we offer the perspectives and experiences of women at different levels who work in our technology practice. You will also find information on Deloitte University – our learning and leader development facility – as well as the benefits we offer, our approach to work-life fit and support of our communities.

It is an exciting time to be a technology professional at Deloitte. Our practice is growing, fostering a culture of innovation that benefits our people, clients and communities.

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Shortage of Women in Tech Kills Productivity

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In recent months, it’s become more apparent than ever that the culture inside many IT organizations isn’t welcoming to women. Whether the result of benign neglect or outright failure to call misogynistic behavior to account, the end result is that there are fewer women as a percentage of the IT workforce: a recent New York Times article reported that women hold only 25 percent of IT jobs, and that roughly half will eventually quit to pursue a completely different line… continue…

Women Gain in Video Game Jobs, Just Not Tech Roles

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The proportion of women working in game development is growing, though they’re more likely to occupy design-related roles than engineering jobs, according to the Orlando Sentinel. In part, the issue lies in the number of women who apply for the more technical positions: They’re far outnumbered by men. “The resumes are almost always predominantly male,” said Andrew Tosh, president of GameSim Technologies in Orlando. The Orlando area is home to a number of game-development companies, including EA Sports. Click here… continue…

Adult Women Outnumber Teenage Boys Among Gamers

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More adult women play video games than boys 18 or younger, according to a new study by the Entertainment Software Association (PDF). That might come as a surprise to casual followers of the video-game industry, which relies on games seemingly tailor-made for teenage boys to fuel its burgeoning bottom line. Not only do women constitute 48 percent of everybody tapping away at a game controller, but the number of female gamers aged 50 and over jumped 32 percent between 2012… continue…

Tech Giants’ Diversity Reports Show an Industry Not Diverse at All

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Last week, Apple became the latest tech company to issue a diversity report, following in the footsteps of Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and others. In a statement accompanying the data, Apple CEO Tim Cook voiced his displeasure about his firm’s makeup, which is overwhelmingly white and male: “I’m not satisfied with the numbers… They’re not new to us, and we’ve been working hard for quite some time to improve them.” Upload Your ResumeEmployers want candidates like you. Upload your resume.… continue…

Women in Tech Triumph in Kickstarter Funding

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Women outpace men when it comes to raising money for technology projects through crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter, according to a new study by researchers at New York University and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Jason Greenberg (NYC) and Ethan Mollick (Wharton/UPenn) chose 1,250 Kickstarter projects in five categories: games and technology, where founders were predominantly male; film, with an even gender distribution; and fashion and children’s books, both populated with more female founders and backers. They… continue…