After peaking in 1991 at 36 percent, the rate of women in computing roles has been in steady decline. Now, they hold only 25 percent of computing jobs.
In the high tech industry, the quit rate is more than twice as high for women (41 percent) than it is for men (17 percent).
For women in the tech industry under age 25, earnings on average are 29 percent less than their male counterparts.
About 74 percent of young girls express interest in STEM fields and computer science. Looking at the above statistics, it’s obvious these girls are deterred.