There is a shortage of women in the tech industry: Globally, only 20 percent of all tech jobs are taken up by women. Safia Agueni of «Women in Tech Switzerland» explains in this interview why this gap exists, what consequences it brings, and how more women can be enthusiastic about technology.
80 kilograms, white, healthy and male - in medical research, these characteristics were long considered the standard. The resulting data gap, especially with regard to gender, has had fatal consequences to this day.
The world of startups is a gentlemen's club. Part 1 of our "Female Founders" series examines why this is a missed opportunity not just for women but for the world at large, and what needs to be done to create change.
Computers, mobile phones, watches, or loudspeakers are equipped with will-less female tech servants. This is partly because women are not in the same room when the great casts of artificial intelligence are born and conversational patterns are being coded.
Women can free themselves from the burden of family planning. The magic word is social freezing. Frozen eggs create time and space for a career. Now companies are also discovering the potential for their female employees.