UK has become popular for being one of the best funded in terms of technology mainly due to its diversity and open acceptance of girls in the tech world. There are a huge number of women who have established their tech start-ups in order to jump across the gender technology gap. 27% of the tech workforce according to sources is made up of women.
Female youth has decided to take steps forward as many of them start their ideas at a young age. Emma Gannon is such a name who at 28 years has built quite a fan following with her Ctrl Alt Delete podcasts. Each one is a conversation with an influential woman which makes it even more engaging. Venetia Archer with Ruuby which has a database of 300 beauty professionals that provide their services to your door, a concept inspired through Uber and Deliveroo.
Surveys have shown that many women find opportunities in the tech world today but a couple of things need to change for it to become a career.
Many big businesses are ready to close the pay gap where the same work is done by men. Women have been gaining skills on negotiations and soon that should positively affect the pay rates.
If mindsets and perspectives are worked on where biasness is removed from female colleagues then that can also lead to endless opportunities for women to prove their calibre. It is crucial that girls are encouraged to take up computer studies courses in school and even as degrees. This will definitely open more gates of interviews being taken for the females in abundance as many IT industries are also becoming aware of the potential women have.
Within the next 10 years, UK will focus on all these aspects thus paving a bright future for the tech savvy women of the country.