Women In Technology Summit Celebrates 25 Years; Still Struggles With Male-Dominated Industry

CBS San Francisco

SANTA CLARA (KCBS)— This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Silicon Valley conference aimed at getting more women into senior positions in the technology industry.

Hundreds are attending this week’s Women in Technology International Summit in Santa Clara to hear success stories from women in tech. One of those was from Puja Jespal, a vice president at Visa in charge of human resources technology.

She said it’s not always easy for women to get their voices heard in a male-dominated field.

[cbs-audio-player title=”Women In Technology Summit Celebrates 25 Years; Still Struggles With Male-Dominated Industry” artist=”KCBS’ Matt Bigler Reports” download=false image=”” url=”http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/nyc.podcast.play.it/media/d0/d0/d1/d5/dF/dR/dJ/15FRJ_4.MP3″ station_name=”KCBS Radio” station_logo=”http://cbssanfran.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/kcbs_ln.png”]

“Primarily because…male egos. Just kidding,” she said before laughing. “But there is, I think, a view that women are maybe less technical in some cases or that women have other priorities.”

The conference comes just days after Google released new numbers showing that the majority…

View original post 65 more words


Posted on June 3, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: