The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects computer and IT jobs to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029. This growth is much faster than the average for all careers.
But women still remain widely underrepresented in IT roles.
Diversity in tech is crucial. It allows better and safer products that account for everyone, not just one population or section of society.
Studies show some reasons women didn’t pursue the field include:
The UPMC WIT External Outreach Committee’s goals are to use our skillsets and passion for IT to:
We work with our regional partners to inspire, support, mentor, and expose students and professionals to healthcare technology careers through:
Have more questions about the WIT External Outreach efforts? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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