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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.
25 Mar 2019
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.
13 Mar 2019
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.
11 Mar 2019
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.”
11 Mar 2019
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.
08 Mar 2019
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."
04 Mar 2019
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.
27 Feb 2019
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.
01 Feb 2019
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."
14 Jan 2019
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.”
27 Nov 2018
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."
06 Nov 2018
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.
23 Oct 2018
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.
03 Oct 2018
Exclusive: A better future for women in cyber security
"We aim to encourage women to get more involved in the security technology space."
02 Oct 2018
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.
03 Aug 2018
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."
26 Jul 2018
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."
11 Jul 2018
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.
21 May 2018
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.
16 May 2018
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."
14 May 2018
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.
11 May 2018
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.
05 May 2018
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.
03 May 2018
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.
19 Apr 2018