Why Women Quit - Part One

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Why Women Quit

Earlier this year, as part of our Women in Tech series, we published an article exploring the issue of confidence, and whether a lack of it was one of the reasons for the very high attrition rates of women working in technology. Spoiler – it wasn’t. This two-part article examines why so many highly qualified and experienced women are turning their backs on a tech sector that needs them

A Lack of Data Part of the answer to the question of why so many women are quitting tech roles begins to form when researching female attrition rates. Very few organisations are even gathering dat...

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