Why the IT sector needs more women

Dawinderpal Sahota
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The increasingly service-oriented IT world would gain enormously from a little less male geekiness and a lot more feminine empathy and intuition

Gender imbalance within the IT sector remains a hot topic, given that men currently make up a whopping 83 per cent of the profession. So what, if anything, should the sector do about it? Sexism ...

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