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Intel Encourages Women to Pursue Cloud Training

Internet, Mobile
Despite making up slightly more than half the U.S. population and filling slightly more than 50 percent of professional positions in the U.S., the percentage of women in technology jobs in the U.S. has been in decline. Intel sees that as a big problem with many causes, says Raejeanne Skillern, general manager of the Cloud Service Provider Business at Intel. Reports CIO Skillern says that cloud computing is a field of explosive growth in the IT sector, yet between 1.2 million and 1.7 million roles in that area are going unfilled due to a lack of qualified applicants. At the same time, women spend more time online than men, according to comScore. They also outnumber men on nearly all social networks, according to Pew Research Center. And yet, Skillern says, while women are consuming these s...