As we look at the future of IT, a report by the World Economic Forum has said that while the pandemic has accelerated automation and digitisation, while disrupting the labour market, the changes have not benefited women:
‘Only two of the eight tracked “jobs of tomorrow” clusters (People & Culture and Content Production) have reached gender parity, while most show a severe underrepresentation of women. Gender gaps are more likely in sectors that require disruptive technical skills. For example, in Cloud Computing, women make up 14% of the workforce; in Engineering, 20%; and in Data and AI, 32%.
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