Sexism and the internet

Image courtesy of hywards at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Image courtesy of hywards at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 

The tech and internet sector is still a male dominated affair and this is a problem which surely needs to be addressed. As well as being good for the advancement of women in general, by increasing the numbers of females the industry would benefit from a broader perspective, plug their skills gaps and most likely develop better products.

Lastminute.com founder Martha Lane Fox took the industry to task in her Richard Dimbleby Lecture televised live on the BBC.

I spoke to entrepreneurs in the sector following it and wrote this feature in The Guardian

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