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Intersekt fintech festival promises world-first gender equality commitment
The decision is part of an ongoing campaign to drive increased levels of female participation in Australia’s most important startup sector.
Gender pay gap should be a social & economic priority, says WGEA
“This is bad news for the economy, because it shows that business is not drawing on the enormous talent available in the female workforce."
ISACA warns GDPR compliance clock is counting down fast
ISACA urges firms to get on top of GDPR compliance; and also leads an initiative for women in technology.
Exclusive interview: Polycom on how remote working can bring us closer together
If you’re measuring the productivity of your employees based on whether you can see them or not, you’re probably not getting the most out of them.
Empowering girls towards tech about inspiration, mythbusting and education, says NZTech
“Feedback from a lot of young women I have spoken to, say there are often only a few other females in their tech class. This must change."
A brief history of Claudia Batten & her contribution to tech in NZ
Batten believes that New Zealand must be part of the digital world to close the geographic divide, remain relevant, and increase its prosperity.
APAC Sophos' Nicki Dewhurst included in prestigious 'Women of the Channel' list
The gender divide in IT and affiliated industries is a topic of increasing concern, but companies like Sophos are breaking the mould.
Exclusive interview: Simona Turin on Air New Zealand's digital transformation
I’m still trying to figure out what is stopping girls from reaching technology because I love technology, it’s a creative process.
Gender inequality: Narrowing the gender gap through flexible working
Women, during their child bearing years (25-44) earn up to 40% less than men in the same age group, regardless of whether they have children or not.
4% of CEOs & board chairs are women - Diversity, still a problem for corporate boards
The research shows that in New Zealand 28% of board seats and only 11% of board chairs are held by women.
Exclusive interview: Elanation battles child obesity & anxiety with tech
78% of kids who search the internet for content end up frustrated, confused or anxious because that sea of content is so overwhelming.
You're Invited: Empowering young women to work with tech
"We want all New Zealand girls to be thinkers and leaders, they can impact the future generation - change the world with technology."
Alma mater congratulates innovative woman in tech on award
"This award shows she’s a top achiever across the entire IT industry and that is outstanding. We’re looking forward to seeing where she goes to."
You're invited: Young women get to work with tech mentors
Want to encourage young women in our schools to pursue STEM and exciting careers in the tech sector? ShadowTech Day will help them meet their mentors
NZ teacher using ocean-tech in classroom to present in France
"We are very proud of the work she has done with NIWA and how she creates fantastic teaching resources that inspire curiosity."
Contracting providing opportunity to attract more women into IT
Contracting is proving a winner for Kiwi women in IT, Absolute IT says. It tells why - and how contracting can help with gender diversity.
12 year old to bring Parliament up to code
"We use coding in our everyday lives already, and it will become more advanced and used in a wider range of things."
Women in cybersecurity: Slowly but surely, change is coming
“More people are realising what a solid, secure and interesting career choice it is."
Wanted: Women for high-paid, diverse and exciting tech sector
“The tech sector is growing at a pace that means new talent is in demand. This has resulted in the tech sector having some of the highest salaries."
Hutt Valley celebrates women in tech
"I’m also happy to see a focus on the essential part women are playing in these growing industries."
Female scientist wins for animal skin cancer treatment
“It is a well understood issue that there is not enough representation of women in leadership positions in high growth enterprises."
Renowned 'geek girl' to show Dunedin students that tech girls are superheroes
Otago Polytechnic and acclaimed ‘geek girl’ Jenine Beekhuyzen are hoping to persuade Year 8 and 9 girls from Dunedin that IT is a fun career path.
Survey identifies 5 biggest barriers for women in tech – inequality remains
Wage inequality, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main obstacles women working in tech face today.
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."