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The theme for International Women's Day this year is DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality. In line with this year’s theme, we connected with some women app developers in India to learn about their journey and the change they brought.
“Some stakeholders questioned my commitment to my app at the start of my entrepreneurial journey because I was a new mother,” said Aneesha Jyoti while highlighting the biases that women app developers and entrepreneurs face in the industry.
Jyoti, the Co-Founder of the language learning platform Language Curry is among many women who have gone through several biases in the industry. When it comes to app development, India is a hub for the same.
According to a recent survey, 80 percent of US and European outsourcing firms prefer India for app development. Nearly half of Fortune 500 companies outsource a software to Indian companies, according to a report from the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM).