Despite women only making up 25% of the tech workforce, those women who are in tech are making a pretty big impact. Digital visionaries such as Martha Lane Fox of Lastminute.com and Silicon valley COO’s such as Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook, Susan Woyjicki of Youtube and Marissa Mayer formerly of Yahoo are paving the way and inspiring young women into tech and sending the message that technology doesn’t need to be ‘ a man’s world’.
When we look at the technology industry over time, it would seem that it would be a completely different place if female technologists hadn’t existed. (Read more in our blog)
We’ve put together an infographic recognising 7 women who have impacted and shaped the tech industry into what it is today. See it below..