An estimated 17,000 women left the UK tech industry between Q4 of 2022 and Q1 of 2023, with a further 3,000 leaving before Q2*. That’s roughly 110 a day.
We want to find out why.
Founded in 2021, MotherBoard is an ADLIB initiative founded to tackle the well-known gender inequity within the UK Tech Industry.
With women only making up 26% of the UK Tech workforce, and 50% of women leaving the workforce by age 35, as part of a collaboration with HeyFlow, MotherBoard is launching a survey for mothers in the tech industry to hear about their experiences with the realities of being a working mother in tech and how employers treated them during maternity leave and return to work.
With this data, we are looking to be able to put a case forward to bolster the evidence for government bodies and the MotherBoard Movement in creating tangible change for mothers in tech.
You can fill out the survey here:
This survey is for mothers who are currently working or have previously worked in the UK Tech Industry.
Mothers of all types including:
The survey will remain open for ongoing tracking to see changes within the tech industry.
All data will be anonymised, but if you would like to reach out specifically to talk about your experience then please contact email@example.com
*Source: ONS, 2023