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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.
CompTIA launches global tech career directory for women and girls
CompTIA’s Advancing Women in Technology Community has created an online resource to help women and girls find their feet in the IT industry.
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.