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How to Close the Gender Gap in Tech


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In the weeks since James Damore's now-infamous Google memo first stirred global controversy, too little light has been shed on the underlying issue — the large and undeniable gender gap in computer science, engineering, and the technology business in general.

Why do so few women work in tech? It isn't that they can't do math or are biologically unsuited to the tasks. It's that women — including those who excel at math — haven't been shown in a consistent and forthright way why they should want the jobs. This can change.

From Bloomberg
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