Gender diversity in tech has always been a serious issue, but with it becoming more in the spotlight in recent times, there are a few points that need to be made about the topic.
“I don’t think people are anti-women in the Valley. I just don’t think there are enough good examples that we know about out there.”
With a 37% female population in the engineering department at PokitDot being a strikingly high number, there are definitely more steps to take to reach a more diverse field, but panels such as this are a step in the right direction.
Soraya asked the panel, “Is there a barrier for women in tech?” Lisa responded, “Yes, there’s absolutely bias. But it made me much more creative. I was already bucking an entire industry, so why not the issues of gender and age…
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