In Ukraine’s tech industry, only 22% of the country’s 200,000 tech specialists are women, according to surveys, up from 7% in 2011.
- According to research by Dou.ua in 2019, only 10% of women in IT actually develop products and services.
- Surveys show that men still get paid between 5% to 24% more than women for similar performance.
- The best performers of women working in Ukrainian tech: SoftServe (35%), Intellias (26%), EPAM (22%).
“Hiring more women in IT is seen as good for business and a way to meet the high labor demand in the local tech industry. Ukrainian IT needs about 50,000 tech graduates every year to continue its 20% growth. Local universities currently provide only a third of this number.’
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