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TechTake: Surge in women entering tech industry

TechTake explores the bigger issues and trends in the federal IT community, and twice-monthly features a “Women in Technology” segment.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the last year 60 percent of those hired in the tech industry were women. That’s a big shift away from the usual 70 to 80 percent of hires who, historically, have been men. This week’s TechTake looks at the factors keeping women in and out of the tech field.