women in IT

  • Women in IT: How deep is the bench?

    Posted November 19, 2012 - 3:30 pm

    Superstar women lead IT at some of the biggest global corporations, yet the path to the top isn't clear for the next generation.
  • Where are the women CIOs? Three speak out

    Posted July 24, 2012 - 2:51 pm

    The number of female CIOs in the U.S. continues to decline. To find out where the next generation will come from, CIO.com asks three well-respected women CIOs how more women can make it to the top of the IT ladder--and we asked what advice they have for aspiring women CIOs.
  • Women in IT: A seat at the table

    Posted March 25, 2011 - 6:07 am

    Perhaps the most visible mark women have made on the IT industry of late has been in founding and leading technology companies as senior executives. The 10 female IT leaders highlighted here have pioneered a path to the C-suite.
  • The Math Myth

    Posted August 9, 2010 - 2:50 pm

    Lecia Barker doesn't buy the pervasive argument that girls learn math and science differently than boys do, and that the difference ultimately turns off girls to these types of careers. In fact, today girls are outpacing boys in both subjects. "About half of math majors are girls, and two-thirds of biology majors are girls," says Barker, research associate professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin.
  • The shrinking female IT workforce

    Posted April 5, 2010 - 4:18 pm

    Last year, programmer Nancy Sheets was forced to take a 20% pay cut along with the rest of the IT department at a Wisconsin-based plastics company, while everyone else working there took a 10% reduction in salary. IT staff also acquiesced to two weeks of unpaid vacation, while the rest of the company took one week of unpaid leave -- all to ensure that the four IT employees kept their jobs.
  • Fix-it tales from the front lines: Tech support at home

    Posted October 8, 2009 - 9:38 pm

    She was one of the first women to shatter IT's glass ceiling and become a top technology executive at Xerox Corp. back in the 1980s. She has been a senior vice president at Citibank, CIO for the city of Phoenix and a director at American Express. So what is the one question that Laraine Rodgers, now president of her own consulting company, Phoenix-based Navigating Transitions, has been asked more than any other? 'Will you fix my PC?'
  • Women in IT delay family for careers, still miss top jobs

    Posted October 20, 2008 - 11:13 am

    Women are making profound personal sacrifices to advance their IT careers, but their efforts to get ahead are largely for naught, a new study of mid-career women in IT finds.
  • The executive woman's guide to mentoring

    Posted February 25, 2008 - 8:21 pm

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