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Sydney & Melbourne amongst world's top places for women entrepreneurs
"Every day I meet inspiring women in Australia and New Zealand, so it is heartening to see Sydney and Melbourne rank in the top 15 cities globally in our WE Cities Index report."
Hiring for your next IT recruit? Ditch the gender bias
Those tasked with writing job advertisements for IT job vacancies should consider the type of language they use and make sure what they’re writing isn’t biased towards one particular gender.
Meet the future of women in IT
Emily Sopers has just won Kordia’s first ever Women in Technology Scholarship, which was established to address gender imbalance in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector.
Report: Women being sexually harassed at tech conferences
A new survey has uncovered some startling findings, with not only misrepresentation of women but also sexual harassment.
Opinion: Inclusivity the key to bridging the tech talent gap
Annabel Lee says the gender imbalance in data centre and IT circles will have a significant impact in the future with more jobs than graduates to fill them.
A look back at the Cisco Women in IT Awards
“I want you to celebrate this award and everything it represents in your life, and congratulations to all the finalists and nominees.”
Where to from here? Women in cybersecurity speak up
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to reflect on how far the industry has come in treating women more equally, but also to rally together and look at how this can be improved.
NZ closing the gender gap but tech sector lags behind
“Until we start engaging men in the diversity conversation the weight of the problem will continue to fall unfairly on our female shoulders."
Alibaba Cloud commits to ‘Tech for Change’ initiative
By providing access to its tech expertise and cloud resources, Alibaba Cloud hopes to promote IT education around the globe.
Exclusive: The changing role of women in technology
Recently IT Brief had the opportunity to talk to Rackspace A/NZ director of architecture, onboarding and professional services Emma Pudney about the role women play in tech businesses.
Exclusive: The women behind cloud computing
"We’re working towards change, but if women really want to become leaders in cloud computing, they have to stick with it."
GCSB names Women in STEM scholarship winners
"The initiative came about after I had the agency undertake some intelligence on itself to see if our workforce was sufficiently diverse and inclusive to support our mission.”
The key to a successful digital transformation journey
"According to a Deloitte study, 90% of organisations believe their core business is threatened by new digital competitors."
Adobe announces equal pay for employees across the globe
Adobe announced global pay parity between women and men, delivering on a commitment the company made earlier this year.
MYOB survey: Females & males take different approaches to business success
Those that make it to the top of the success ladder will often attribute their success to very different factors – according to one MYOB survey, females and males have very different ideas about how they got there.
Exclusive: A better future for women in cyber security
"We aim to encourage women to get more involved in the security technology space."
Exclusive: Tackling the challenges faced by women in cybersecurity
Some companies though do an incredible job of recruiting women into their workforces, but they have problems retaining them.
GirlBoss Awards calls forth NZ's trailblazing young females
“The GirlBoss Awards recognises the change make-hers, the up-and-comers, the innovators and the bold young women who are shaping the future of NZ."
NZ Cyber Security Challenge confronts issues facing women in cybersecurity
“A lack of diversity means a lack of important voices in these decisions and will ultimately lead to harmful blind spots in our near future."
Two hundred secondary school girls experience ICT in Wellington
The Wellington ShadowTech is the first in a nationwide series of technology-focused events up and down the country.
MYOB addresses gender imbalance in tech with female developer programme
It hopes that programmes such as developher will encourage other tech companies to be proactive about attracting women into technical roles.
Why gender equality in tech is everybody’s issue – MYOB
When it comes to making a difference to gender equality in tech, men tend to come up with excuses on why they shouldn’t be involved.
Wellington businesses promote ICT opportunities to the region’s teenage girls
"We are certain that opportunities like this make a difference in addressing the current gender imbalance in ICT."
Red Hat celebrates ‘women of open source’ at RHS 2018
Two young women were honoured on day 2 of Red Hat Summit, as part of a focus on Women in technology.