Women In Tech World - Canada's Gender Equity Roadmap Twitter Party
Women in Tech World created the largest qualitative data set highlighting the experiences of women in the tech space across Canada.
25% of the tech industry is women. And they get paid $7,000 less annually.*
We’ve heard the stories. We’ve read them, we’ve lived them. Now, let’s change them. - Alicia Close and Melanie Ewan (WiTWorld)
After 33 Community Conversations in all provinces and Yukon, 1,537 demographic surveys, 938 written accounts, and over 145 hours of audio recordings, these curated stories are ready to be shared to ignite change for women in tech across the nation.
Do you need to be a scientist to be STEM literate? STEM education is critical in the modern world. Emily Calandrelli talks about the importance of STEM literacy, and recognizing the negative impacts of pseudoscience.
Many years after being one of the first two females to obtain a Bachelors degree in Physics at Yale, Eileen Pollack reflects on why she pursued writing instead of graduate school. As Eileen Pollack shares her own personal experiences and reflects on her interactions with other women in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), it is evident that only the women “who don’t give a crap” about societal norms and expectations succeed in a culture that discourages them from a very young age.