Since the arrival of computers and the internet, even more so when the Philippines joined the globalization efforts of world powers and international organizations, the country’s tech industry has constantly been on the rise. In fact, more and more local professionals and entrepreneurs are jumping in the bandwagon today, hoping to find their luck there. But which particular fields in technology should you really be focusing on? Here are some you might like to check out:
Ever since I stepped into college, I noticed there were only a few female students studying Computer Science, Information Technology, and all Engineering courses in my university. In my class, a third of it is composed of girls. There are some blocks that have less than 5.
Given that computer-related courses is in the top three choices of most students who enter college, the numbers are small, as is the number of female instructors.
I’m pretty sure everyone has heard about Etsy, the famous online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods, is sponsoring ten grants worth $5,000 each for ten lucky females who need financial support to participate in the summerlong program of Hacker School.