Women employees yet to make their mark in technology roles
One may float names like that of Marissa Mayer, chief executive officer (CEO) of Yahoo Inc.; Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook Inc.; Padmasree Warrior, chief technology and strategy officer of Cisco Systems Inc.; or Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox Corp.; when referring to women who have made it to leadership positions in technology firms. But gender diversity numbers made public by technology firms in the last couple of months show that while a few women may continue to shine on the boards of these companies, most women employees are yet to make their presence felt, especially in tech roles. Women make up 25-40% of the total workforce at all these companies, including Indian information technology (IT) services providers, but the fact remains that only half of them perform core tech functions.
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