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According to the EdTech Review analysis, the study found that the global percentage of women entrepreneurs in the EdTech industry is 30%. This is almost twice as many as the number of women founders in other technology sectors.
EdTech, aimed at facilitating access to self-learning and skills development, plays a vital role in reaching under-resourced students, and helping companies and governments to upgrade the skills of their employees.
Technology has made a big impact in providing "job flexibility" for all. This is of great importance in countries where gender bias remains pervasive and it is sometimes more difficult for a woman to leave home alone. Women with great knowledge, who are present in different parts of the world, are now able to take full advantage of their skills and create opportunities for financial and personal independence.
An important advantage of technology in the education industry is that it promotes the growth of a female-led workforce.
As technology continues to develop and integrate into the education system, more and more women are taking on leadership leading roles in high-tech companies, driving innovation in the industry. This shift towards a more gender-diverse workforce can lead to significant, positive changes in the industry. Those who are unable to leave their homes because of family responsibilities or geographical constraints can now easily access online educational platforms, or work as instructors and course developers. This has not only resulted in more flexible working conditions, but has also led to an increase in the number of women in the workforce.
In addition, technology has enabled women to acquire an education in traditionally male-dominated fields. Now women can attend courses in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), where there is a significant gender imbalance. The flexibility of EdTech platforms allows women to access courses and training programs from anywhere in the world, which had previously been impossible. As a result, women are now better prepared to compete with men in the labor market.
EdTech platforms have created a sense of community for women working in the education sector.
Through online forums and social media groups, female instructors and course developers can communicate with each other and exchange resources and ideas. This online network is especially helpful for women who work from home and may feel isolated or disconnected from their colleagues. By providing women with a platform to communicate and join forces , EdTech has created a more supportive and collaborative work environment. Women can receive feedback and support from their peers, gain new perspectives, and feel more connected to a wider community of educators.
With an increasing number of women in leadership positions, EdTech companies have a broader understanding of the needs of women to help develop products and services that are better suited for this demographic group. Additionally, companies led by women are more likely to contribute to the formation of a favorable and inclusive work environment that can benefit employees of all genders.
Furthermore, the promotion of more women to leadership positions can inspire and empower other women in the industry.
When women see other women succeed in management positions, they are emboldened to pursue their own career aspirations and prevail in their chosen fields. This creates positive feedback in which more and more women are given opportunities to succeed in the industry, so it becomes widely diverse and innovative.
Another important advantage of technology in the education industry is that it promotes the growth of a female-led workforce. As technology continues to develop and integrate into the education system, more women are taking on leadership roles in high-tech companies, driving innovation in the industry. This shift towards a more gender-diverse workforce can lead to significant, positive changes in the industry.