3 reasons women leave tech careers — and how to stop it


In 2011, after the Great Recession had come and gone, Sophia Baik left her job in the financial industry lured by the call of tech.

“I saw that there was a lot of future and expansion in the industry,” said Baik, now co-founder and VP of operations at CodeSignal, a digital skills assessment platform. “Being a financial advisor you don’t actually get to build the product that changes the world.”

After earning her MBA and taking an internship at online game developer Zynga, in 2014 Baik took a senior management role within the tech team at Wayfair, seeking more direct experience with digital products.

“A lot of times I kinda created my own role because I’m a career changer,” Baik said. “I had a skill set that let me work…


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