Gender Equality

Sexism still strong in tech sector, survey finds

New Web Summit survey finds majority of women tech workers feel they are paid unfairly in comparison to male counterparts

Carolyn Quinlan, vice president of community at Web Summit: ‘To discover that a large portion of women in tech still experience sexism in the workplace is disheartening’

Half of women working in tech have experienced sexism in the workplace over the past year, according to a new survey undertaken by Web Summit. However, despite this, women tech workers said there had been no progress in making efforts to combat gender inequality at work.

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Some 67 per cent of women canvassed said they were paid unfairly compared to their male counterparts, ...