“Girls need to see themselves as equally eligible for STEM pursuits.”

November 07, 20171 minute read

— From the report of a new study about women in technology conducted by Harvey Nash in partnership with ARA.

The 2017 study explores IT career milestones, from when interest first develops to deciding when it’s time to move on. It also examines the factors that impact everyday work experiences, from internal doubts to external roadblocks.

Among the key findings of the study, subtitled “Overcoming Obstacles and Unlocking Potential,” are the following:

Harvey Nash is a firm that provides IT recruiting, IT outsourcing/offshoring, and executive search solutions. ARA is an organization that was founded eight years ago to attract women to the field of information technology, retain relationships with women in the information technology industry, and advance the role of women in the information technology community.