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Covid-19 impact: Ed-Tech boom may create more opportunities for women

Teamlease Services alone has seen ed-tech companies post more than 20,000 jobs on the job portal in the last three months

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Anupama Kapoor, founder of Reboot, which also runs a career community for women says she is always on the lookout for avenues to enable women and help them gain agency.

Amritha Pillay Mumbai
Chandrasree Choudhury, a former lecturer of economics in Guwahati, is now looking for a career in the education technology (ed-tech) space. The boom in demand for tech-driven teaching during the lockdown has opened vacancies for many women like Choudhury.
 
TeamLease Services alone has seen ed-tech companies post more than 20,000 jobs on the job portal in the last three months. That is more than 200 jobs a day. Ronnie Screwvala, co-founder of UpGrad, has added almost 1,000 new employees this year, higher than its total employee strength of 800 in 2019.
 
Another platform, Jobsforher, has seen a 30 per cent

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First Published: Sep 18 2020 | 6:42 PM IST

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