I was doing a search for a new client last week and for whatever reason it struck me that I was looking at a lot of female profiles. I don’t think it makes me sexist to say that my presumption was that analytics is a male-dominated profession.
Since my foot is still in a cast and my options for weekend activities are limited I decided to make a little project out of this.
I ran national (US-based) searches in LinkedIn, this is what I found:
Very unscientific, but interesting. So why was I seeing so many female profiles? What was it about that search that made me turn up so many of the finer sex? Apparently it was the location. When I ran the same searches in New York City, here were the results:
If you have a decent-sized network in your city, please run this search. Would be interested to crowd source results for other cities.