3 ways women can shape the future of tech

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By Julie Elberfeld, senior vice president of shared technology at Capital One

We’ve all seen the headlines about women leaving the tech industry. They’re true, but they are also only part of the story.  Roughly 56% of women leave the technology industry by the mid-level point in their careers, according to a 2008 Center for Work–Life Policy study. These women are who I call “pipeline victims,” driven out of a promising career because of barriers like sexism and advancement difficulties. Their stories are real. Their experiences are valid. And their challenges deserve amplification.  

My question is: What about the other 44% who stay in tech?

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Martin is an enthusiastic programmer, a webdeveloper and a young entrepreneur. He is intereted into computers for a long time. In the age of 10 he has programmed his first website and since then he has been working on web technologies until now. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of BriefNews.eu and PCHealthBoost.info Online Magazines. His colleagues appreciate him as a passionate workhorse, a fan of new technologies, an eternal optimist and a dreamer, but especially the soul of the team for whom he can do anything in the world.

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