How Much Do You Know About the Role of Women in the Tech Industry?
What percentage of the computing workforce is made up of women?
What percentage of patents for inventions in information technology do women hold?
What percentage of technology companies globally have at least one woman in the C-suite?
What factor or factors are often cited as responsible for the lack of women working in technology fields?
Lack of talent pool
All of the above
How many of Sara Mazur’s, Ericsson VP and Head of Research, inventions have been patented?
What is Ericsson’s gender diversity goal that the company hopes to achieve by 2020?
15% of all employees are female
25% of all employees are female
30% of all employees are female
50% of all employees are female
What percentage of investor money goes to women-led technology startups?
Has the gender gap in the computing industry widened or shrunk since 1990?
It has widened
It has shrunk
Women in STEM careers are 45% more likely than their male colleagues to leave their industries. What reason do women cite most as why they want to leave their job?
A feeling of being ‘stalled’ in their career path
Hostile, male-oriented work culture
Isolation and exclusion
Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, Ericsson Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, was the first person in her industry to conduct a human rights impact assessment to evaluate the risk of mobile communications on developing countries. Which sector or sectors do you think mobile communications affect?
All of the above
Ada Lovelace is credited with being the first computer programmer. What was the first algorithm she described in her work?
An algorithm for computers to compute numbers
A code for computers to repeat instructions, now known as looping
An algorithm for computers to mathematically win at gambling
A code for a calculator on a computer
In 1946 a group of women programmed the first all-electronic, programmable computer, the ENIAC, but were never introduced when it was unveiled to the press. How many women were involved in programming this computer?