#GoodRead | If you think women in tech is just a pipeline problem, you haven’t been paying attention

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by Andreas 06 (own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"If you think women in tech is just a pipeline problem, you haven’t been paying attention":

When researcher Kieran Snyder interviewed 716 women who left tech after an average tenure of 7 years, almost all of them said they liked the work itself, but cited discriminatory environments as their main reason for leaving. In NSF-funded research, Nadya Fouad surveyed 5,300 women who had earned engineering degrees (of all types) over the last 50 years, and only 38% of them are still working as engineers. Fouad summarized her findings on why they leave with “It’s the climate, stupid!”

Read Rachel Thomas' full article at Medium here…