Despite national conversations about equality and inclusion, women remain underrepresented in tech and STEM fields. Half the total U.S. college-educated workforce is comprised of women, but women account for only 28 percent of the science and engineering workforce, according to data from the National Science Foundation. When you break it down by field, women have only a 15 percent share of engineering roles and 26 percent of computer and mathematical science roles.
That’s why it’s more important than ever to recognize, uplift and honor the accomplishments of women in tech. These 12 awards were established to bring more visibility to women in tech and to help encourage and inspire more women to join STEM fields.
Read More from This Article: 12 awards that recognize women in tech