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Women in Technology

June 27, 2019
Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611 
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Cities large and small are seeing significant growth in the technology sector, leading to an increase in jobs and investment in digital infrastructure. But these increases have not meant more money or opportunity for all. According to a Stanford Research Study, women in STEM make $16,000 less than their male counterparts. In addition to pay disparity, the prevalence of the “tech bro” culture, lack of support for women returning to the workforce after having children, and blatant gender and cultural discrimination and sexual harassment are problems that plague the industry. For these reasons, companies, and individuals, are tackling these issues and stepping up to make change.More women are taking leadership roles at tech companies, and the trickle-down effect is undeniable. There’s mor...

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