By CCN Markets: Less than 5% of crypto developers are women, according to an analysis of the 100 most popular blockchain projects submitted to GitHub, Microsoft‘s code-sharing site. The results are not scientific because they assumed a coder’s gender based solely on their user name. Moreover, there was no verification of whether the user was actually male or female. However, the results are not surprising considering the tech industry has historically been male-dominated. Analyst: 95% of Crypto Developers Are Men Journalist Corin Faife posted his analysis on Medium. Faife found that only 4.6% of “female” names were used for the
The invention of Bitcoin and blockchain technology has had a significant impact on amy parts of the world. What was just an idea, has turned into a thriving industry, one that exists in order to push the blockchain and sell it for the incredible invention that it is. The blockchain will one day be the new internet, but there’s a big difference in this revolution.
Many could argue that the internet is profoundly masculine, gender equality within ‘internet’ based firms is low and frankly, a large chunk of the internet seems to be dedicated to the sexualisation of women. The blockchain on the other hand is changing this, blockchain technology promises to one day make men and women equal, through its ability to truly promote gender equality.
In many ways, women have never been more prepared to take part in or to lead the most innovative and forward-thinking industries of our day.
For years, women have eclipsed men in education and training, attaining not only more bachelor’s degrees but more master’s and doctorate degrees, as well. Although egregious and disconcerting disparities in income equality persist, this education is making women an increasingly important financial provider in their family. According to the Pew Research Center, “women bring in half or more of the earnings, a significant increase from the past.”
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