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Google’s gender gap: Is technology still a man’s world?

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With the proportion of women getting computer-related degrees falling to its lowest point in almost 40 years – why is it that men vastly outnumber women in the US IT/tech industry?

This week Google revealed that more than four fifths of its tech workforce in America are men – a situation it described as “miles from where it wants to be”.

Yet the gender balance within Google broadly reflects that within the wider IT workforce in the US.

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