Saturday 21 October 2017

Quotes of the week

Lastminute.com co-founder Martha Lane Fox criticised the lack of women in the tech industry
Lastminute.com co-founder Martha Lane Fox criticised the lack of women in the tech industry
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

"All that's happened is that one bunch of very rich white men have transferred their money to another bunch of very rich white men and they are in a very small, concentrated area of the world in Silicon Valley. I still find really baffling the absence of women from the teams that are making the internet and the venture capital community. I genuinely thought the internet would be an empowering tool for women." - Martha Lane Fox, co-founder of Lastminute.com.

"I see a lot of women in business who try to be like a man and become aggressive, and I don't think that is good for women and women aren't suited for that. I think there are some jobs that women can't do as well as men."

- Annabel Karmel, head of a global baby food maker.

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