women in tech

…A report released May 14…tech workplaces may not be the most favorable environments for women to work in.

The vast majority of women working in the field of technology enjoy their jobs, finds the “Women in Technology 2007” report published by WITI (Women in Technology International), a trade association, and Compel, a management consulting and research firm. Of the survey’s nearly 2,000 female respondents, 75 percent said that they would encourage other women to pursue similar interests.

…Patricia Schaefer, (president of Compel and) co-author of the report, told eWEEK.

“What was very intriguing was that such a large percentage of women said that they didn’t find their organizational climates to be very inviting to women. They’re saying that they don’t feel that their voices are heard and it causes them to question whether this is an environment that they wish to stay in,” said Shaefer.

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