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Report: Women hold a mere 7 percent of tech-leadership positions -- and that's down from last year

Posted by Gregory Ferenstein in VentureBeat on May 21, 2014

A new survey of 3,211 chief information officers finds that women make up only 7 percent of top tech positions -- down 2 percent from last year.

"This suggests that while we do not yet see enough women entering the industry, if they do embark on a career in IT, there is more chance that they could realize their full potential than many other sectors," reads the report from Harvey Nash. "If more young women can be persuaded to enter the IT profession, it looks as though both they and the industry will benefit."

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