Investec Focus Talk: Lillian Barnard

23 Nov 2022

Lillian Barnard | Achieving Gender Parity in Tech

The desire for gender equality in the ICT sector is high, but actually achieving it will require a number of efforts. Investec’s CIO and Microsoft’s CEO outline the most critical ones.

Only 25% of technology jobs in South Africa are held by women, and only 13% of graduates with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) qualifications are women. Lillian Barnard, Microsoft SA CEO joined Shabhana Thaver, Investec Specialist Bank CIO for a Focus Talk that centred around how to get more women into tech from the classroom to the boardroom.

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