Issues and Challenges

Women and Information Technology in Pakistan

The field of Information Technology (IT) is one of the fastest growing industries in Pakistan. This industry plays an important role in the country’s economy. IT has more jobs to offer to graduates compared to any other degree. But, there is an underrepresentation of women in this industry. Today, greater innovation in the tech industry is being achieved by both men and women, because they perceive things differently and bring different ideas to the table. This helps to boost the performance and enables to solve problems quickly and easily. 
Tech industry also enables women to work from home. This has helped many women to become young entrepreneurs. Women who are working in IT fields or pursue careers in this field are role models for other girls. Here are a few thoughts shared by women from IT industry that show how more women should take advantage of the opportunities this field offers.



 


Reflecting on what these young women had to share, IT has become a necessity in the modern world and so women need to take part in IT and work on innovative ideas that can be incorporated by the industry to make our lives easier and effective because IT allows them to earn while staying at home. HH


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