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Improving Technology Access for Women for Economic Success

Restricted access to resources, information and opportunities not only limits a woman's chances for economic equality, but also deprives the marketplace of much-needed talent, pathways for innovation, and financial returns.
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Nature and Context

Today, limited access to finance, low connectivity, and cultural limitations are some of the enduring barriers that prevent women and girls from taking their rightful place in the economy. The median full-time, year-round female worker made just 81.6 cents for every dollar her male counterpart made in 2018. That gap in pay varies widely based on location, race, and several other factors The gender pay gap is particularly pronounced for women of color, and women of lower economic status.

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