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First Women in IT scholarship awarded
“Otago Polytechnic values our responsibility in society. If we can support women into under-represented areas of study it’s better for the community."
Vodafone's two cents on what lies ahead for tech
The days of the middle aged male-dominated tech arena might be coming to a slow end.
Govt puts up $270k to help young women into tech sector careers
“By spending a day in the workforce, participants get to experience first-hand what it’s like to work in a technology role."
Govt's new online tool to help Kiwi girls & women into STEM careers
“This tool is a small but significant way we can work to turn this around, ensuring young girls can more easily find clear ways in STEM fields."
Women in technology: No longer stifled by sales roles
Sitting today in a hall surrounded by geeks, it was the first session where the women outnumbered the men. But after all, this was Women in Tech.
Microsoft Ignite NZ 2016: Jennifer Marsman on machine learning, lie detection, and women in tech
"There's been a huge resurgence in machine learning, with the cost of data storage going down and the computational power has gone up."
Riverbed appoints Uma Thana Balasingam as vice president of channels, APJ
“It's an exciting time to be joining Riverbed with emerging technologies disrupting the status quo, new ways to engage and connect with customers."
Exclusive: New initiative aims to challenge stereotypes and help girls Dream IT
A new initiative from IT community CompTIA aims to challenge stereotypes and preconceived ideas and show year 7 and 8 girls tech really is cool.
Exclusive: IT industry called on to help girls Dream IT
IT community organisation CompTIA has put the call out for those involved in IT to speak out to encourage young girls into IT.
New initiative to boost women’s participation in ANZ IT industries
The IT industry isn’t just a place for the boys and is in fact a great place for the girls - an initiative has been launched to promote this message.
CompTIA launches local initiative to encourage women into IT
IT offers 'endless' opportunities for women - and now CompTIA has launched a local version of its global initiative to encourage women into IT.
Women's Group develops app to shut down domestic violence in NZ
"We want to help women understand that experiencing abuse and violence is not normal and help is available.”
Should a woman act more like a man to succeed at work?
“Women need to do a better job of declaring themselves and becoming their own advocate."
Women vital to NZ tech sector as event comes to Auckland
"It is vital for New Zealand’s economic future that women participate fully in technology."
'Speed-interview' event addresses Australian IT industry gender gap
The event was held to provide women new career opportunities and proactively address the growing issue of gender imbalance in Australia’s tech sector.
Govt needs to 'get with the programme' on NZ's gender pay gap
“It’s a new year and it’s time for the National Government to be bold and be brave. Kiwi women are counting on them.”
ANZ channel meetings highlight local challenges
Women in IT and local ANZ content highlighted at CompTia's ANZ Channel Community meetings in Sydney and Melbourne
More women in management, says Statistics NZ
Women are now almost as likely as men to work in managerial roles, according to a new report from Statistics New Zealand.
Lightning Lab to hold two accelerator programmes for Kiwi start-ups
The Lightning Lab XX will focus on accelerating women-led companies, while the Lightning Lab Digital will take a closer look at applications and tech.
Fantail Network to help Wellington business women fly
The Fantail Network spreads its wings to Wellington next week with the inaugural Wellington event for women in business offering a trio of speakers.
Managerial roles snapped up by men while women fall by the wayside
In New Zealand and abroad there are far more men in managerial positions than women, and this number is growing.
NZTech seeks 'tangible outcomes' to women in tech issue
NZTech is calling on all Kiwi tech players to help solve the issue of a lack of women in technology, with a summit set to form tangible outcomes.
MIT: Encouraging NZ's female students to get into tech
In order to encourage young New Zealand women to consider a career in IT, MIT is holding an event on September 3 2015.
Kiwi student lands Google internship, hopes to raise awareness of women in tech
“Computer science is very male dominated. It’s a shame, I don’t think females get the same opportunities at school when it comes to computer science."