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Girl power: Championing women in tech
Looking forward it's essential that the tech sector continues to champion women and encourage them to get involved.
Te Papa’s digital chief ranked among NZ’s top 100 CIOs
Melissa Firth’s team established Mahuki, the first business accelerator programme in the world focused on opportunities in the culture sector.
Kiwi company chosen for women-only Aus tech accelerator
RIP Global is a cloud-based expense reporting and bookkeeping solution.
Data shows women work harder than men in Australia
"Women are working harder than men and now appear to be the driving force behind corporate performance."
OMG Tech bridges gender gap early by keeping girls curious
By the time girls reach high school, they’ve already made major decisions about life direction – so it’s vital to foster an interest in tech early.
Microsoft women file over 200 complaints of gender discrimination & sexual harassment
The documents show staff working in U.S-based technical jobs filed 238 complaints between 2010-2016.
10 key facts from Gartner on women in technology
"The lack of diversity in technology is glaring: according to the 2018 Gartner CIO Survey, 13% of CIOs are female. "
Interview: A chat with SolarWinds' Destiny Bertucci and how she discovered IT security
International Women’s Day may have passed, but there’s no reason why society shouldn’t keep up that recognition every day of the year.
Discrimination, advocacy, and standing together – Women in tech speak out
Xero’s International Women’s Day tea saw approximately 80 women who were Xero partners, customers, and employees coming together.
FEATURE: Tech’s female powerhouses tackle women shortage issue
International Women's Day is here and what better time to tackle the elephant in the room that is the huge gender disparity in the technology sector.
Where are all the women in tech? Survey finds answer
Gender equality is something the tech industry has always struggled with despite offering bright career and pay prospects.
More focus on gender diversity needed in NZ tech - MYOB
A new report by MYOB says New Zealand’s tech sector lacks gender diversity and will need to do more to build a more inclusive industry.
Australia gets behind the global fight for gender equality
“We hope to accomplish a great deal during our time together to further gender equality and empowerment.”
Dames, professors & CEOs come together to draw more Kiwi women into data science
The New Zealand leg of the event is building on a global movement of inspiring more women to enter and excel in the data science industry.
Jacinda Ardern a great example for tech industry, says Tech Women NZ exec
Mistry previously worked for the Manukau Institute of Technology, Wang and Apple and has her own company CreateOps.
New report shines light on sexism and ageism in ICT industry
"International studies show that the whole economy will grow as equity grows.”
Step up for Kiwi women could boost economy by $881m a year
"We need to once and for all ditch this notion that women aren’t talented enough to be there.”
The global enterprise getting Kiwi kids into coding
Accenture employees across 55 of these countries have pledged to volunteer more than 10,000 hours to Hour of Code.
In depth: McAfee on thought leadership, women in security and the skills shortage
McAfee’s vice president & chief technical strategist Candace Worley speaks about the rich world of security & how it’s changing for women in tech.
Accenture: How to get more girls into technology
“It's not only an economic imperative that we bridge the gender gap when it comes to technology...it is a critical societal one."
Investment platform startup Sharesies readies for growth
The business has rapidly exceeded expectations hitting $5 mil invested through the platform and has had over 8,400 customers sign up to the service.
Exclusive interview: Microsoft on diversity, regulating NZ’s sharing economy & Uberisation
"I think we have a tremendous area for improvement here and I try to do my part to talk about that honestly.”
Expert comment: Women shortage in cybersecurity needs addressing
A study has revealed that a minuscule 11 percent of the cybersecurity workforce are women - Kaspersky says this is attributing to the huge skills gap.
Bridging the rural-urban divide with technology, collaboration and bold ideas
What needs to be brought into focus now is that issues of inequality and lack of access are not limited to emerging or developing economies.