New push to get girls interested to work in tech

techOnly a quarter of women are working in the U.S. tech sector, a recent government study suggests.

Google fell below the national average finding only 17% of Google’s tech workforce are women. After seeing these low figures, the company has announced a $50 million dollar initiative called ‘Made with Code’ to get more girls interested in computer coding.

Jovena Whatmoor, co-organizer for NYTechWomen and co-founder of Clutch Talent told she applauds this move by Google. She has said it’s her mission to show women why they should work in tech.

Whatmoor says the current gender gap in tech is a “big problem.”  More