Originally Posted by jillduffy
According to the 2007 Game Developer Salary Survey, the video game development industry comprises about 90 percent men and 10 percent women; this statistic includes marketing and PR jobs and is international. It is roughly the same (90/10) in North America.
I believe the last IGDA report on gender representation put the North American figure slightly higher for females at about 12 percent.
That's shocking. I've seen a lot more women in the industry the past few years. I would have figured it to be WAY beyond that number.