10 countries with the best female coders

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It's no secret that women are largely underrepresented in the tech industry.

In 2014, women held less than 20% of the technical positions at most major Silicon Valley companies.

This 20% statistic is also consistent with the percentage of women that solve challenges on HackerRank, a free coding practice website that allows developers to hone their coding skills by solving challenges.

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The team at HackerRank decided to use their data on female participants of their challenges to figure out which countries are home to the best female coders.

The United States missed the top 10, coming in at number 14 overall. Here's who made it:

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