This week Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent out an email to employees apologizing for the company’s response in the wake of a recent report in The New York Times. The newspaper reported that three top executives have received massive payouts over the past decade despite being credibly accused of sexual misconduct.
Read a detailed article on the full story here. Has the #metoo movement been able to influence the tech sector…finally? Tech firms historically have had a hard time attracting and retaining female talent for a variety of reasons.
Women who start out in business roles in tech-intensive industries leave for other industries at high rates—53% of women, compared to 31% of men.
Work experiences impact women’s decisions to leave. Isolation, hostile male-dominated work environments, ineffective executive feedback, and a lack of effective sponsors are factors pushing women to leave science, engineering, and technology jobs.