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Gender inequality: Narrowing the gender gap through flexible working
Women, during their child bearing years (25-44) earn up to 40% less than men in the same age group, regardless of whether they have children or not.
4% of CEOs & board chairs are women - Diversity, still a problem for corporate boards
The research shows that in New Zealand 28% of board seats and only 11% of board chairs are held by women.
Exclusive interview: Elanation battles child obesity & anxiety with tech
78% of kids who search the internet for content end up frustrated, confused or anxious because that sea of content is so overwhelming.
You're Invited: Empowering young women to work with tech
"We want all New Zealand girls to be thinkers and leaders, they can impact the future generation - change the world with technology."
Alma mater congratulates innovative woman in tech on award
"This award shows she’s a top achiever across the entire IT industry and that is outstanding. We’re looking forward to seeing where she goes to."
You're invited: Young women get to work with tech mentors
Want to encourage young women in our schools to pursue STEM and exciting careers in the tech sector? ShadowTech Day will help them meet their mentors
NZ teacher using ocean-tech in classroom to present in France
"We are very proud of the work she has done with NIWA and how she creates fantastic teaching resources that inspire curiosity."
Contracting providing opportunity to attract more women into IT
Contracting is proving a winner for Kiwi women in IT, Absolute IT says. It tells why - and how contracting can help with gender diversity.
12 year old to bring Parliament up to code
"We use coding in our everyday lives already, and it will become more advanced and used in a wider range of things."
Women in cybersecurity: Slowly but surely, change is coming
“More people are realising what a solid, secure and interesting career choice it is."
Wanted: Women for high-paid, diverse and exciting tech sector
“The tech sector is growing at a pace that means new talent is in demand. This has resulted in the tech sector having some of the highest salaries."
Hutt Valley celebrates women in tech
"I’m also happy to see a focus on the essential part women are playing in these growing industries."
Female scientist wins for animal skin cancer treatment
“It is a well understood issue that there is not enough representation of women in leadership positions in high growth enterprises."
Renowned 'geek girl' to show Dunedin students that tech girls are superheroes
Otago Polytechnic and acclaimed ‘geek girl’ Jenine Beekhuyzen are hoping to persuade Year 8 and 9 girls from Dunedin that IT is a fun career path.
Survey identifies 5 biggest barriers for women in tech – inequality remains
Wage inequality, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main obstacles women working in tech face today.
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."
Vodafone's two cents on what lies ahead for tech
The days of the middle aged male-dominated tech arena might be coming to a slow end.
Govt puts up $270k to help young women into tech sector careers
“By spending a day in the workforce, participants get to experience first-hand what it’s like to work in a technology role."
Govt's new online tool to help Kiwi girls & women into STEM careers
“This tool is a small but significant way we can work to turn this around, ensuring young girls can more easily find clear ways in STEM fields."
Women in technology: No longer stifled by sales roles
Sitting today in a hall surrounded by geeks, it was the first session where the women outnumbered the men. But after all, this was Women in Tech.
Microsoft Ignite NZ 2016: Jennifer Marsman on machine learning, lie detection, and women in tech
"There's been a huge resurgence in machine learning, with the cost of data storage going down and the computational power has gone up."
Riverbed appoints Uma Thana Balasingam as vice president of channels, APJ
“It's an exciting time to be joining Riverbed with emerging technologies disrupting the status quo, new ways to engage and connect with customers."
Exclusive: New initiative aims to challenge stereotypes and help girls Dream IT
A new initiative from IT community CompTIA aims to challenge stereotypes and preconceived ideas and show year 7 and 8 girls tech really is cool.
Exclusive: IT industry called on to help girls Dream IT
IT community organisation CompTIA has put the call out for those involved in IT to speak out to encourage young girls into IT.