Women, who feel more over-burdened between personal and professional commitments, do not get the necessary support in the latter, being often over-mentored on gaps and under-sponsored on potential, says Nupur Mehta, global HR leader for talent acquisition and business partnering at Nium.
People Matters spoke to women tech leaders /engineers to find out how the engineering landscape is changing for women across several industries, the roadblocks and biases they faced, how they can overcome them, and what can companies do to drive substantial change when it comes to diversity and representation of women in the workforce.
Women tech leaders, who have achieved success despite the odds, share their insights on their career paths, how the new generations of women leaders are breaking the glass ceiling, new challenges and changing the future of work.
Gender parity in the workforce is not just about equal representation of men and women, but giving every person a voice and ensuring women within the business can equally participate, are involved in decision-making processes, and are in positions to influence outcomes, says Davinia Simon, Head of Sales and Growth Markets at Australian cloud management platform Stax.
Fintech organizations are proactively working towards identifying and addressing unconscious biases and introducing robust policies from hiring for diversity and inclusivity to creating upward mobility plans and providing flexibility at work.