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Samoa to host ITU’s global Girls in ICT Day 2020 celebrations
The celebration, which is held in April every year, aims to raise visibility and the importance of bringing women into ICT careers.
Women underrepresented in cybersecurity in half of enterprises - Kaspersky
Despite some diversity initiatives, women constitute 39% of the labour force and only 25% of management positions worldwide in general.
APAC lights the way for women in executive roles
Organisations in Asia Pacific and the United States have more women in management than organisations in Europe – and globally, female representation on boards has doubled in the space of just 10 years.
On the front line: Perspectives from women in the tech industry
October 8 marked Ada Lovelace Day, a memorial for the first computer programmer. But it was a lot more than celebrating one woman’s achievements.
GirlBoss Awards celebrate NZ's trailblazing young women
This year’s winners hailed from all corners of New Zealand including Dunedin, Wellington, Kāpiti, Taupō, Coromandel, and Auckland.
Whitecliffe helping more women get into IT careers with flexible training hours
The New Zealand IT industry simply isn’t marketed towards women interested in studying technology.
Bridging the gender gap in IIoT - Claroty
At almost 5 years old, Claroty has grown to more than 130 employees worldwide and has raised $100 million in venture capital with customers spanning 15 different industries.
The Tech Life Project takes Year 6 girls to Xero & Trade Me HQ
The five girls flew to Wellington for the digital education experience of a lifetime.
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."