Women's representation in technology fields decreases as seniority increases, research shows

March 23, 2018 Avani Desai

While the dearth of women CEOs is getting attention, there is another area—technology—in which their presence is also lacking.

Women are not only underrepresented, but the more senior the position, the fewer women are in it.

That’s the conclusion of recruiting automation platform Entelo, which released a report quantifying where the tech industry currently stands in terms of gender disparity by job title, region and seniority by utilizing a database of more than 450 million candidate profiles.

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Avani Desai

Avani Desai is the President at Schellman. Avani has more than 15 years of experience in IT attestation, risk management, compliance and privacy. Avani’s primary focus is on emerging healthcare issues and privacy concerns for organizations. Named as one of the 2017 Global Leaders in Consulting by Consulting Magazine she has also been featured and published in the ISSA Journal, ITSP Magazine, ISACA Journal, Information Security Buzz, Healthcare Tech Outlook, and many more. Avani also sits on the board of Catalist, a not for profit that empowers women by supporting the creation, development and expansion of collective giving through informed grantmaking. In addition, she is co-chair of 100 Women Strong, a female only venture philanthropic fund to solve problems related to women and children in the community.

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