SEMI Foundation | Knocking Down Walls: Women in the Chip Industry
Mar 30, 2021 1:11:08 PM
Our CEO Debbie Gustafson is featured in an article posted by the SEMI Foundation titled "Knocking Down Walls: Women in the Chip Industry"
Knocking Down Walls: Women in the Chip Industry
29 March 2021 | By Shari Liss
At theSEMI Foundation, we’re taking steps to support a big, audacious goal – achieving gender parity in the microelectronics industry. Dating to its roots at Bell Labs, Fairchild Semiconductor, and Intel in the late 1950s and 1960s, the semiconductor industry was pioneered by men at a time when far fewer women were in the workforce. While women have made major workforce gains since those early days, we’re still far from achieving anything close to an equitable representation of women.