Women make up 46.9 percent of the U.S. population and 57 percent of the U.S. labor force but why is it that women represent less than 20 percent of technology industry occupations?
Silvia Briscoe is a Certified Systems Engineer at F5 Networks. She's been in the telecommunications engineering industry for over 20 years and has held multiple positions including sales engineering, product management and business development. After joining F5, she used Linux Academy's hands-on training platform to further advance her skills and career in the tech industry. She now runs her own tech bootcamps, serves on the board of directors at Software Freedom School, and is very passionate about inclusiveness in the industry!
In this on-demand webinar, Silvia discusses inclusiveness and diversity as a woman in the IT industry from her perspective with Linux Academy's VP of Engineering, Michelle Gill:
- Why it's uncommon to see a woman engineer
- How we can make it less uncommon and more the norm
- How to create a community of inclusiveness in your own company or local area
- And much more!