Women in Technology stories - Page 3
IWD 2023: Encouraging the next generation of women into the tech industry
While women make up 51% of the population and half of the workforce, they account for just 16% of the Quantity Surveying profession.
IWD 2023: Women in Technology - A Perspective from the Academics
Being a subset of STEM, the information systems and technology space has also been male-dominated and riddled with gender biases and stereotypes.
IWD 2023: Embracing strengths of diversity and uplifting women
How do we challenge tech companies to review practices to become more inclusive and to empower women to bring out their best potential?
IWD 2023: Time to embrace equity to support women In tech
In championing women in ICT, we must create equitable conditions for female ICT students and professionals to flourish at every stage of their career.
IWD 2023: How do we woo women into tech?
We know that Australia's skills and labour challenge is not a regional problem, it's global. So, where are all these people going to come from?
IWD 2023: Promoting diversity in the data analytics workforce
The technology industry is growing at a fast pace, and keeping that in mind, it is increasingly important that all businesses should be represented by a gender-diverse workforce.
IWD 2023: Supporters in high places - How a sponsor can send your career soaring
Access to someone more experienced, whether from the same industry or the broader business sphere, who’s able to act as a role model can help women and men develop professionally at all stages of their careers.
IWD 2023: Turning Our DEI Analysis Inward for Lessons on Women in Tech
Going into this case study, we expected that we would gain an understanding of systemic factors that help bring more women into tech.
IWD 2023: My strategies for the balance of being a woman leader
Although opportunities for women have grown in the workplace, there’s still a significant gap between male and female employees in management.
IWD 2023: Embracing equity starts with backing yourself
Have the confidence to step up and you’ll inspire other women to do likewise, writes Jamf’s Senior Manager Customer Success APAC, Melissa Antoine
IWD 2023: Overcoming gender biases in the tech industry and beyond
It's important to remember that it's impossible to please everyone, and trying to do so is a recipe for unhappiness.
IWD 2023: How ICT businesses can bring more women onto the team
We need to get more proactive about identifying and securing capable women who we can train and mentor into roles of increasing responsibility and challenge.
IWD 2023: Why Gender Equity In Tech Matters More Than Ever
The evolution of tech is having an irreversible effect on some of the biggest issues of our day: societal structure, the global workplace, and the future of our planet.
IWD 2023: How men can, and should, support women in tech
Advocating for women and helping to bridge the gender gap in tech is not something done on the side. Instead, it must become a mindset.
IWD 2023: Listen, learn and lean in to improve equity
Times are changing, “traditional” roles in the workplace, at home and in society are evolving at a rapid pace, alongside the technological advancements that enable them.
IWD 2023: Thriving as a generalist in the tech industry
From my experience and that of my peers, it’s still possible, and probable, for women to thrive in tech - whether they’re technical, specialists, or non-technical generalists.
IWD 2023: There's opportunity for women in cyber if you're bold enough to seize it
Having pivoted into cybersecurity over the past one and a half years, I can say with certainty that this growing industry holds so many prospects for women.
IWD 2023: Equity for profit - The benefits of a diverse workforce in the ICT industry
Diverse representation in the industry, particularly in leadership positions, has been limited, resulting in a technology landscape that can, at times, be homogeneous and lacking in varied perspectives.
IWD 2023: Cracking the code for creativity as a female software developer
My pathway to becoming a software developer wasn’t traditional or planned. It was only by realising the breadth of opportunity that a career in technology offers that I decided to take the leap.
IWD 2023: Growing and leading high-performing teams during times of rapid change
Now more than ever, leaders must ensure they are supporting their teams to learn and adopt digital technologies that can make our lives and our work better.
IWD 2023: Can AI help to address gender bias in technology?
There's a lot of buzz about ChatGPT right now. I've been testing out the technology and wondering where this innovation will take us.
IWD 2023: How to support women through hybrid working
According to a recent report, we’re in the midst of a ‘great breakup’ - a phenomenon that’s causing female leaders to leave their jobs at the highest rate ever witnessed.
IWD 2023: Refocusing cybersecurity's gender lens to defend the digital realm
While we all know the benefits of gender equality and diversity across business and society, cybersecurity remains a sector where men continue to outnumber women.
IWD 2023: Applying for the role now helps future women in STEM
Research shows that women tend to prematurely screen themselves out of the conversation and hold themselves back from applying for positions in leadership if they don't feel they tick every single box.