With nearly 16 million programmers in the world, at 10 to 15 percent women, there are more than two million female programmers -- but we never see them. echnical women remain largely invisible and behind the scenes despite important and often elite contributions.
One woman who has truly proven herself an exceptional is Shereen Yusuff, 29, who graduated as an aerospace engineer and today works as a drilling engineer in the oil and gas industry. And yes, it hasn't taken her decades to achieve success!
The timer had started running 30 minutes ago. I was sweating from the exertion of rigging up a 500-pound tool string with my crew and the nervousness of being responsible of running a $2 million exploration job in an offshore oil platform in Africa.
Once you recognize your passion, grab it by the horns and make it happen. There's no reason that women shouldn't do what they love, and what they're good at, because it's currently in a male-dominated field.