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IWD 2022: Jamf on what you can do to break the bias
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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Both last year’s #choosetochallenge and this year’s #BreakTheBias themes for International Women’s Day should serve as a wake-up call to the IT industry.
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IWD 2022: Overcoming the challenge of gender diversity
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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The IT industry is facing an ongoing problem. The gender balance that has been evident for many years remains entrenched, and a solution needs to be found.
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IWD 2022: McGrathNicol on encouraging women into cyber security
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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McGrathNicol cyber partner, Joss Howard specialises in helping companies assess and improve their security posture, developing strategies, and identifying initiatives to achieve cyber best practice.
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Women in tech: Equality journey not over
Tue 23 Feb 2021
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The idea of gender equality represents more than just physical bodies through doors. It is also the notion of perceptions, feelings, stereotypes and opportunity.
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Four steps to achieve greater organisational diversity and inclusion
Tue 16 Feb 2021
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Many organisations still struggle to solidify workplace cultures that are inclusive and embrace diversity. Here are four fundamental principles that guide the company’s approach to diversity.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Aussie Broadband talks workplace diversity
Wed 8 Jul 2020
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In this interview, we speak with Aussie Broadband's general manager of corporate affairs, Janet Granger-Wilcox about workplace diversity and inclusion (D&I).
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Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
Mon 25 May 2020
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"During the COVID-19 lockdown period, having a good leader is beneficial for your wellbeing; it is ‘extra beneficial’ if that leader is a woman."
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InterTech AU to run mentorship program for LGBTQI+ tech workers
Wed 13 May 2020
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“The new mentorship is an opportunity to expand our support of the LGTBQI+ community working in tech startups to help them embed diversity and inclusion into their company culture."
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Yes, women do want to work in tech, says industry study
Mon 11 May 2020
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Women are unlikely to apply for a position unless they meet 100% of the stated requirements, while men will often apply if they meet 60% of these.
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Women highlight benefits & challenges of working in tech
Fri 17 Apr 2020
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"women around the world have been able to bring a new perspective to the tech industry, and their skills and experience are just as valuable when they feel comfortable enough to impose them."
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Broadcast tech diversity firm Rise expands to Asia Pacific
Mon 23 Mar 2020
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Rise, a UK-based organisation promoting gender diversity within the broadcast technology sector, is expanding to Asia Pacific and North America.
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2020 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards finalists announced
Fri 20 Mar 2020
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The Awards, which were established in 2015, recognise Hong Kong business’ efforts to promote LGBT+ equality and inclusion.
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VMware ANZ up for Women Leading Tech award
Thu 19 Mar 2020
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The Awards celebrate women’s achievement in the tech industry, and aims to ensure that women are part of history, not forgotten.
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Twitter aims to be 'world's most diverse & inclusive tech company'
Tue 17 Mar 2020
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According to Twitter's VP of people experience, Twitter needs to be bold, move fast, and get it right.
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The few women in the boardroom outpace men for top spots - Diligent Institute report
Fri 13 Mar 2020
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Women board members take 6.31 years on average to be elevated to a leadership role, compared to 8.02 years for men. 
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Eliminating gender bias in cybersecurity could grow industry by the billions
Thu 12 Mar 2020
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if gender bias were eliminated from the cybersecurity industries of the US and UK, a total of $43.1 billion and £17 billion would be added to their respective economies, according to data from Tessian.
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Konica Minolta receives gender equality citation from WGEA
Mon 9 Mar 2020
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 The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recently named Konica Minolta for its dedication to gender equality in the workplace.
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IWD 2020 interview: Nintex’s Sarah Mainprize on women in tech
Fri 6 Mar 2020
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As a celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), we’re running a series of interviews with women in technology. Nintex APAC regional sales director Sarah Mainprize shares her thoughts. 
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Escaping gravity: Practical ways to support career growth paths for women in IT
Fri 6 Mar 2020
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It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that any report on gender diversity will contain the phrase: “there is still work to be done.”
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ANZ backs #LoveSpeech campaign to support LGBTIQ+ community
Tue 25 Feb 2020
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“Words do hurt”: That’s the message from Australia’s LGBTIQ+ community, of whom an overwhelming majority have been subjected to hurtful, homophobic or transphobic language.
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Oracle staff condemn Larry Ellison's support for Donald Trump
Thu 20 Feb 2020
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More than 7000 Oracle employees and members of the public are asking Oracle to take a hard look at itself and its ‘commitment’ to diversity, ethics, and inclusion.
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Vodafone New Zealand supports Pride Month 2020
Tue 4 Feb 2020
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“This Pride Month we are proud to share what we do all year round to make our company inclusive of all gender identities and sexualities in Aotearoa."
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Exclusive: Mellanox VP on how diverse teams move companies forward
Wed 29 Jan 2020
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Techday spoke to Mellanox vice president Yael Asseraf Shenhav about why fast-moving technology companies need diverse teams.
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Diversity & Inclusion starter kit to help Asia Pacific organisations
Thu 19 Dec 2019
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"The perception of diversity is not translating across local workplace cultures, where employees are quite concerned about speaking up for fear of discrimination."
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