Open Source demands more women coders

Open Source demands more women coders

Posted: Oct 08,2015


Tech firms all over the US are still dealing with the issue of workforce diversity as the project managers and executives don’t have enough female engineers in their teams. When it comes to key programming and engineering roles, most IT companies have witnessed a fall in the ratio of men to women employees. Lack of wholesome participation from women employees has left a strong impact on the work culture of these companies. Few of the leading tech companies have complained that the educational pipeline and coding culture are primarily responsible for attracting a specific demographic towards open-source. The ways in which men communicate often seem attractive to these open-source communities. It even poses a strong challenge for women who’re inclined to make their presence felt by others.



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