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Inspiring Women Making Their Mark on the Tech World

INSPIRING WOMEN MAKING THEIR MARK ON THE TECH WORLD There are more than 6.7 million workers in the tech industry, making up approximately: 7.1% 11.6% of the total of the overall GDP private sector payroll Women now represent 47% of the workforce, compared to 38% in the 1970s. The U.S. tech sector is comprised of: But only 12% of engineers are female 2.3 million women That translates to: 33.8% women 4.5 million 66.2% men men Washington, D.C., has the highest representation of women in tech. 39.5% Followed by: 38.7% 38.4% - - - - 37.2% 37.2% South Dakota Mississippi Wisconsin Nebraska The tech sector categories with the highest percentage of women in the workforce include: Biotechnology Computer training Capacitor and transformer R&D manufacturing Data processing and hosting Wireless telecommunications internet services services The tech occupation categories with the highest percentage of women in the workforce include: Assemblers Computer Database operators administrators Information Computer systems analysts research scientists TOP ACCOLADES OF INSPIRING FEMALE TECHIES Susan Wojcicki Marcela Sapone YouTube CEO Hello Alfred Cofounder and CEO · She is responsible for the original marketing of Google's search engine services. • She founded Hello Alfred, a tech-savvy personal butler service with accessible pricing that tackles chores and more. - She partnered with universities who then included a Google search bar on their sites. - In 2006, at her urging, Google purchased YouTube for $1.65 billion. · In 2014, she and Beck were the first women to win the TechCrunch Disrupt SF startup competition. - YouTube is now valued at an estimated $80 billion. FUN FACT FUN FACT Hello Alfred was created after Sapone and cofounder Jessica Beck hired a Wojcicki was Google's 16th employee (and the company worked out of her garage for its first few months). woman off of Craigslist to do their laundry and buy their groceries while the two women attended Harvard Business School. Jen Fitzpatrick Google Vice President, Engineering and Product Management Tracy Young PlanGrid CEO and Founder . In 2011, Young and three friends developed PlanGrid, which leverages tablet and mobile software to make - She cofounded Google's User Experience team. construction planning and design faster and less expensive. - She's been with Google for more than 15 years and has led software development for Search Experience, AdWords, News, Shopping, Google Maps, and more. · PlanGrid is now the number one construction app for mobile on iOS, Android, and Windows. FUN FACT FUN FACT Young has a degree in Construction Engineering Management,and helped build several hospitals before founding PlanGrid. Fitzpatrick was one of Google's first female engineers. April Underwood Slack Vice President of Product Ginni Rometty IBM CEO During her first year heading product strategy at Slack, the number of the corporate messaging service's active users tripled to more than 3 million. Over the span of more than three decades, she has led spending programs for data analysis software and skills, cloud computing, and IBM's Watson artificial intelligence technology, used to analyze data for hospitals, businesses, and universities. FUN FACT FUN FACT During the 4-month gap between working at Twitter and starting at Slack, Underwood started an all-female Rometty is the first woman to head IBM. investor group called #Angels. Women have played an integral role in technology. The millions of women in tech continue to inspire young women to take on the tech world. Sources: . - · - - · Brought to you by: In Partnership With: APPDYNAMICS GHERGICH&Co.

Inspiring Women Making Their Mark on the Tech World

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There is an estimated 2.3 million women in computer training, biotechnology, data processing, wireless telecommunications, computer operation, computer systems analysis, and more. With their inspirati...


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