India, Nov. 27 -- It's no secret that the IT community has a diversity problem.

A report from the World Economic Forum found that just 23% of computer and mathematical jobs are held by women, and only 5% of information and communication technology CEOs are women. Large technology companies pat themselves on the back for modest 1-2% gains in the number of women they employ, even though less than a third of their workers are female. At Apple 32% of the staff is female. At Google 31%. At Microsoft 27% - and only 20% of the technical roles are held by women.

Some might question whether or not these figures really matter. After all, a corporation's primary responsibility isn't to be fair - it's primary responsibility is to make money for sha...