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Women in IT, put yourselves first

How do we change the discussion and really make a difference to improving the gender imbalance in tech?

30 August 2019

Women who want to succeed in technology – or in any other career – must start by placing themselves at the top of their agenda.

Too often, women subjugate their own needs to the daily grind of juggling a career with caring for kids, the home and the husband. But self-sacrifice isn’t a virtue and certainly won’t reduce the gender gap in the workplace. Nor will self-doubt pave the way for the next generation of women who need a hand up from those above them, speakers agreed at the BCX Women in Tech Forum 2019.

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