Tech Gender Gap Starts at Entry-Level Opportunities

Tech Gender Gap Starts at Entry-Level Opportunities

Women aren't even landing many entry-level jobs in the tech industry, per a new report — but proceed with caution before chalking it up to a problem with the talent pool.

According to the report, from McKinsey, women in the tech industry hold only 37% of entry-level jobs. That number is significantly lower than the 47% of women who, on average, are offered entry-level positions in other industries.

McKinsey attributed the disparities to the tech industry's "pipeline problem," or that the tech industry doesn't have enough women with relevant college degrees in its talent pool.

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