12 Oct 2019

The state of women in technology: 15 data points you should know


There’s a massive gender gap in the technology industry, and it’s important to be aware of the facts. Here are 15 key statistics on the state of women in tech.

By 2020, there will be 1.4 million computer science jobs available in the US according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and we need to play catch-up to fill them all.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 68% of women enroll in college (compared to 63% of men), and women increasingly outnumber men in college graduation rates. Yet women still make up only a quarter of the tech industry workforce.

Here are 15 important data points you should know, including a few rays of sunlight.

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