It seems like most IT industry related discussions are focused on the remaining obstacles women face and overcoming gender discrimination. But rather than worrying about knocking down gender walls I strongly believe that women should embrace their careers as aggressively as men do
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is an important factor to our society. Girls' accomplishments in STEM are created by the quality of female leaders around them. Once young girls see themselves as successful as the leaders before them they will believe in the potential for academic growth therefore a positive outcome will result out of it.
Women are in charge of more household spending and prioritize different things when it comes to technology: ease-of-use, simplicity, integration, design, elegance, and colour. It was almost as if Jobs was in the minds of women when he dreaming up the iPod, iPhone, and iPad. Today's executives would be wise to emulate.
I'd like to share with you of a young women from China named Guishen Xu. Abandoned by her parents, Xu migrated from her village to work in Nanjing, one of China's biggest cities, when she was just in her teens.