Today, men dominate technology companies and college computer science programs. But history shows us that women have made some of the biggest breakthroughs in computer technology….
This article was brought to my attention by Tina Rowe on Facebook.
This article couldn’t be more true. Much about the computer field has been geared towards males, although work is being done to change that. We’ve seen that lately in the headlines especially in reference to women in the video gaming tech field. Even so, I can say as the only woman "tech" on teams that I’m on, one thought presented in this article was that gender doesn’t matter when all that matters is getting the job done–it’s an equal opportunity. Many female tech writers are highly computer savvy because we have to be to do our jobs.
All of us–men and women alike–need to help balance the contributions of all genders in the IT field. It can be an exciting and lucrative field, and one that’s constantly changing and growing with technology.