Tragic result from Stack Overflow yearly survey. Gender of engineers in their community is 7.6% women.
At the risk of stepping on a land mine, I've heard people get upset when the issue is described as a 'pipeline problem'. But I'm not sure how else to read these numbers. The engineers aren't out there. We need to collectively do a better job of fostering women in tech from cradle to ceo.
This will take a long time. It took decades to create this problem and it will create decades to fix. Let's redouble our efforts.
Read the whole report at https://stackoverflow.com/insights/survey/2017/