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Inside the annual event that partners with giants like Google and Apple to increase gender diversity in tech and draws 30,000 attendees from around the globe

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The tech industry has historically been male-dominated.
Just 14% of software engineers are women, and 25% are in computer science-related jobs. That's a stark difference compared with the the overall percentage of employed women in the US, which usually sits at 47% , according a 2018 study from the Pew Research Center .
It's challenging for women working in tech to get ahead. They face biased algorithms in the application screening processes and technical interviews that unfairly advantage white men. Once they're hired, they may face implicit bias, or unconscious...
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