Female gamers.

Women make up a mere 10-20% of R&D teams in the Israeli gaming industry

According to a recent survey by the GameIS association and the "Women in Gaming" community, only 21% of senior board members in gaming companies are women

According to a new report on the status of women in the gaming industry conducted by the "Women in Gaming" community and the Israeli GameIS association, women make up a very small percentage (between 10% and 20%) of the total workforce in most of the development teams at Israeli gaming companies.
One out of every four women questioned in the survey, which included 241 women from the tech industry (50% in gaming and 50% from other sectors), said they were the only females in their R&D team.
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Female gamers.
(Conatus news)
The participants in the survey were asked if they had received a raise in the past year. Among the women who work alongside other women, 72% answered that their salary increased in the last year. In contrast, among the female employees who are the only women on the team, only 42% answered that they received a salary increase.
The report also shows that women make up 42% of the junior positions, but their presence decreases as you go up the ranks. Only 21% of senior board members in gaming companies are women. Finally, 43% of respondents believe that the gaming sector employs fewer women than other high-tech sectors.
A reason for the findings may be that most respondents reported they were interviewed by men during their recruitment process. The report therefore suggests integrating more women as interviewers.
On a positive note, the report suggests that companies are behaving transparently and are demonstrating that there is no gender discrimination in matters such as salary, work environment and promotion opportunities.

The report also assessed women's opinions regarding equality in their workplace: only 9% of them believe that their work environment is not friendly towards women and only 17% believe that gender affects their promotion opportunities. However, 58% still believe that their company should invest more in recruiting women.