Brianna White

Staff member
Jul 30, 2019
Despite career benefits from remote work, nearly half of women in tech have seen an increase in workplace sexual harassment in the last five years.
In the U.S., diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of the corporate arena. Companies have realized that to get the best tech talent, they must do more than talk a good game. 
“I think that there’s been substantial movement just over the last five years,” said Meredith Graham, chief people officer at Ensono. “Is there a lot of work that still needs to be done? Yes.”
Ensono recently surveyed 1,500 women working in technology across the U.S., India and U.K. for its Speak Up 2022 report to understand day-to-day challenges, gaps in support and training and the impact of remote work. More than half of women in tech surveyed felt the number of male allies had increased in the workplace over the past five years, according to data from Ensono released Thursday. And nearly all the women surveyed said they consider their company to be an inclusive workplace.
Implementing anonymous employee hotlines, ongoing education and training and eliminating the fear of retaliation for employees that speak up are just a few starting points for leadership at companies wanting to support folks, Graham said.
The industry’s inclination toward remote work has positively impacted women in the field, as well. More than 70% of women in tech said remote work made it easier to be promoted, improved work/life balance, increased happiness and expanded opportunities.
But, even though most companies claim to be inclusive, toxicity remains for women technologists.
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