This infographic from New Relic highlights some interesting facts about women in technology, who are the current – and up and coming leaders.

It also highlights some interesting findings about companies that have women in tech working for them.

Teams with a woman outperform male-only teams in collective intelligence tests

Women hold only 25 percent of IT positions and 11 percent of Fortune 500 executive roles/

Tech companies with more women in management have 34 percent higher ROI

Women are starting tech businesses at a rate of 1.5 times the rate of the national average in the US


Interesting findings. But where shall the tech industry get all these women from? Companies try to hire women but find that hardly any women apply for tech roles.

Its a challenge to move the needle and employ a higher percentage of women in technology—a challenge that seems to be getting harder and harder to succeed at…

Eileen Brown is a social media strategist and consultant at Amastra, a columnist at ZDNet and author of Working The Crowd: Social Media Marketing for Business. Contact Eileen to find out how she can elevate your brand and help your business become more social.