Blazing the Trail for Female Programmers

Much has been said about diversity in the tech industry in the recent past. I’m all for it. The 20+ male programmer stereotype needs to be broken. And it’s not going to be broken just by being inclusive of women. The industry needs to make it less intimidating for people of all ages, ethnicities and genders to start thinking of technology as a career. Let’s do it!

Only about 20 percent of all computer programmers are women, but one pioneering CEO is trying to change that. Blazing Cloud’s Sarah Allen hopes that making women in the field more visible to each other will help young women see a path for themselves in this fast-growing profession.
— Blazing the Trail for Female Programmers, NPR