FINANCIAL technology (fintech) and information technology (IT) firms dominated the “2023 Top Companies in the Philippines” list of LinkedIn Corp., the largest professional network in the world. According to the survey findings, fintech and IT companies are among the 15 best workplaces where Filipino professionals can grow their careers.
Stereotypes about women and STEM persist, even in the face of evidence that women can and do productively participate in STEM fields. These stereotypes can lead people to simply devalue the fields in which women participate. In this way, even science and math can end up in the “pink collar” category of heavily female fields that are often devalued and underpaid.