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Startup
Startups owned by women attract less funds – but earn more money
A study has revealed the average women-owned startup receives less than half the funding of their male counterparts, despite earning more revenue.
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Kordia
Exclusive interview: Kordia CEO tackles one of tech's biggest issues
"The tech community is very male, very pale and it's at risk of going very stale."
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Air New Zealand
Exclusive: Air NZ's CEO on creating a 50% female senior leadership team by 2020
"When it comes to digital specifically, women make up around 30% of both our total digital employee base and our digital leadership team."
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Lenovo
Exclusive: Here's what NZ's top CEOs are doing to improve gender diversity
You need to understand what’s going on in your own business and do something to fix it because if you don’t, all this talk –it’s just PR bollocks.
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Mastercard
Passion for STEM sparks early for girls in Asia Pacific
When the girls were asked what would encourage them to pursue a career in STEM, parental encouragement was considered the most important influence.
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ICT
New report shines light on sexism and ageism in ICT industry
"International studies show that the whole economy will grow as equity grows.”
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Women in Technology
First Women in IT scholarship awarded
“Otago Polytechnic values our responsibility in society. If we can support women into under-represented areas of study it’s better for the community."
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Gender bias
How do millennials perceive women in leadership?
It's interesting to see that men who say both sexes aren’t equally effective leaders are more than 3x more likely to say men make the better leaders.
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Massey University
Gender gap: We have an issue, professor says
Massey University professor Sarah Leberman says the lack of women in leadership positions is a vexing and persistent problem.
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Gender bias
How do tech CEOs really view gender diversity?
One of the primary barriers is the belief that enough qualified female candidates do not exist.
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CIO
Female CIOs more risk aware than male counterparts
Female CIOs are more risk-aware than their male counterparts, although the top technology priorities amongst CIOs are the same regardless of gender.
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Enterprise
Kiwi businesswomen need to step it up
New Zealand businesswomen need to be more assertive if they want to arrest the ‘alarming drop’ in their numbers in senior management roles.