Women make up more than 50% of the population in Israel, but they account for less than 30% of positions in the high-tech industry, with their percentage dwindling even further when it comes to their representation in the relevant fields of academic studies. Numerous studies indicate that what often stands in their way is their own doubts about their abilities and suitability to integrate into the male-dominant tech world. DevelopHer encourage young women who have the required skills to enroll in high-tech academic programs and equips them with the knowledge and tools that will help them make the choice that’s right for them. The participants gain access to relevant information, experience an academic course in computer science and python programming and meet women from various positions in the Israeli high-tech industry.
IDF, Tel-Aviv University.