• Women make up half of the U.S. workforce but represent only 25 percent of the technology industry.
  • Women with STEM jobs earned 33 percent more than comparable women in non-STEM jobs – considerably higher than the STEM premium for men. As a result, the gender wage gap is smaller in STEM jobs than in non-STEM jobs.
  • Women obtain the majority of college degrees, they represent only 15 percent of senior management in all industries
  • Women only made up 18.3 percent of the directors on boards for tech companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 last year
  • Women hold just 16.9 percent of Fortune 500 board seats
  • Despite growth in entrepreneurship, women lead only eight percent of technology start-ups.

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