AnitaB.org in the News

Women In Technology “Must Have A Place At The Table”

Although the number of women in technology is increasing, there is still a large gender gap in the tech field. AnitaB.org’s President and CEO Telle Whitney spoke with Forbes magazine to discuss ways tech companies can attract and retain more female employees. “As companies increase their women in leadership, it attracts more women to join the organization,” she said. “As young people join an organization, they look up to the top leadership, where they see someone who is like them, the message is that they belong here.”

More tech companies are also sending their female employees to the Grace Hopper Celebration where they can network with and be inspired by other women in tech. “My desire for the celebration is that because of the size and the impact on our larger community, that more leaders realize that there are many amazing technical women and they belong at the table creating technology.”

Read the full Forbes article.