Why Women Leave I.T.
Posted on: 03/11/2005 02:44 PM

Slashdot linked to an article which discusses why more women are leaving the wonderful world of Information Technology.
In addition, noted Armstrong, many of the networking and training opportunities offered to I.T. professionals occur in the evening hours. Men are much more likely to be able to attend these than women. They also are more likely to be able to leave town for several days of training and know that the fort is being held in their absence. Although many might wish it were different, the fact is that women still shoulder the burden of domestic responsibilities.
I thought this might be relevant since the vast majority of male geeks pray that they can find a female geek. You can read the entire article over here.

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