Empower Women Using Technology
Putting Lipstick On Technology
How It All Started
It all started in September 2007, when Microsoft held the first ever Women-In-Technology panelist session during its inaugural Tech.Ed SEA conference. It was a lively session, with several hundred women participating in sharing their experiences of working in the Information Technology (IT) industry. It was this day that we realised that there were many other women in Malaysia who face the same challenges in life and work as we do.
A shocking fact – a majority of women drop out of the IT workforce in their late-20s due to these same challenges:
- The IT industry is male-dominated.