”If you exclude 50% from the talent pool, it’s no wonder you find yourself in a war for talent”. – Theresa Whitmarsh
Yes agreed, women deserve the same opportunities as men to choose from and succeed in their career. There is ample study to support that getting more women into STEM occupations would translate into greater gender equality in incomes and better eco-nomic prospects for women. Also, balanced gender diversity brings many benefits to organizations. They have a range of talents, skills and experiences to draw upon and a critical mass of 35% of women in a team improves its performance and consequently the organization’s performance.
Read more in this whitepaper by Kirti Seth, Lead FutureSkills & Swati Saini at http://futureskills.nasscom.in/research.html