When professions shift from male-dominated to female-dominated, they usually see decreases in pay and prestige. Teaching and nursing, once considered male fields, are today largely low-paying, pink-collar occupations. In the case of computer programming, this transformation ran in reverse....
“This is not a field women are newcomers to,” Abbate says. “This is a field where they have a history and belong.”
Community and social media management have also traditionally been "pink-collar" jobs, so I find these trends fascinating!
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