Why we need to close the tech gender gap

We urgently need to fill the tech pipeline with more women. Here's why - and how.

by Elaine Bucknor

Technology has become second nature to many of us and, in the last decade, it has transformed the way we live, work and communicate.

The UK technology industry is a jewel in our economic crown with three new unicorn companies (valued at $1bn or more) created in the UK over the past year, bringing the national total up to 72

However, as a female leader in technology, I’m still seen as "unusual". According to PwC only 5 per cent of leadership positions in the technology sector are held by women.

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