If Ada could do it, why can't we?

How did it come about and why is it still prevailing? Understanding why there is a shortage of women in the tech industry.

   What are the barriers to entry that young girls face in considering career options that prevent them from opting for a career in tech?

i.    Not exposed to tech

ii.   Societal norms of what is perceived to be a suitable role for women/that which is perceived to be glamorous

iii.  Lack of insight into the career options it may provide/seemingly daunting

   What are the barriers to progression? Why aren’t they making it to the top

iv.  Financial motivation?

v.   Is it a job that is flexible to having a family?

vi.  Gender inequality? Women perceived to not be as good?

Sources:

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/nov/20/we-know-working-women-get-penalised-for-motherhood-what-if-theres-a-daddy-track-too