Diversity news stories - Page 2
Twitter aims to be 'world's most diverse & inclusive tech company'
According to Twitter's VP of people experience, Twitter needs to be bold, move fast, and get it right.
Women in Technology
IWD 2020 interview: Boomi's Tania Mushtaq
As a celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re running a series of interviews with women in technology. Boomi's APJ marketing director Tania Mushtaq shares her thoughts.
IWD 2020 interview: Kordia's NZ CISO Hilary Walton
New Zealand is a small country with a powerful tech backbone, but chances are you won’t come across too many people who hold the title of CISO – and even fewer who are female CISOs.
Women in Technology
IWD 2020 interview: Nintex’s Sarah Mainprize on women in tech
As a celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), we’re running a series of interviews with women in technology. Nintex APAC regional sales director Sarah Mainprize shares her thoughts.
GSMA reveals 2020 GLOMO Awards winners
The awards included 35 categories ranging from 5G leadership to mobile apps, mobile network infrastructure, diversity in tech, and STEAM efforts for children.
Allen & Overy appoints five regional D&I partners
"As a firm we have made significant progress on our D&I agenda globally in recent years. To progress further, we need to ensure that our global policies are implemented through a local lens."
Have your say in the Annual NZ Workplace Diversity Survey
The annual New Zealand Workplace Diversity Survey will help to shape research on diversity issues and ways to support a more inclusive New Zealand.
Oracle staff condemn Larry Ellison's support for Donald Trump
More than 7000 Oracle employees and members of the public are asking Oracle to take a hard look at itself and its ‘commitment’ to diversity, ethics, and inclusion.
Culture Amp recruits diversity & inclusion veteran Aubrey Blanche
“The fact is, we know that equitable workplaces are happier, more innovative, and more financially sustainable,” comments Blanche.
Cybersecurity reporting will need to be a seamless business process in 2020
many organisations are consistently underreporting the number and nature of cyber attacks they are suffering.
Finastra extends insurance benefits to partners of LGBTQ employees in India
The measure is part of the company's drive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace.
HCL Technologies celebrates global goodwill champions
Enterprise tech firm HCL Technologies recently honoured goodwill champions around the world as part of its Wave Maker Awards 2020.
Exclusive: Mellanox VP on how diverse teams move companies forward
Techday spoke to Mellanox vice president Yael Asseraf Shenhav about why fast-moving technology companies need diverse teams.
Culture Amp aims to advance inclusion in Singapore and APAC
Culture Amp has announced it will roll out its Diversity & Inclusion Starter Kit for free to all Singapore and APAC organisations.
Diversity & Inclusion starter kit to help Asia Pacific organisations
"The perception of diversity is not translating across local workplace cultures, where employees are quite concerned about speaking up for fear of discrimination."
Institute of Management Accountants celebrates centennial milestone
The review summarises some of the key milestones and events that IMA reached in the last year, in terms of Certified Management Accountant (CMA) metrics, global growth, educational offerings, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Techtorium & New Era IT encourage IT diversity in New Zealand
Angus Fenn is a young New Zealander who is making a difference in New Zealand’s IT sector and the wider community – and he’s also partially deaf himself.
Tata Consultancy Services revamps policies to support LGBTQ employees
Tata Consultancy Services has reportedly modified its health insurance policies to cover same sex relationships, by replacing the word ‘spouse’ with ‘partner’.
Diversity key to successful workplaces in Asia - Hays report
According to the report, 85% of respondents believe that a ‘workplace culture that encourages respect for diversity of opinion’ is the most positive and impactful employer action to retain top talent.
Micron publishes annual Diversity, Equality and Inclusion report
“Micron believes that collaboration across our diverse workforce is the key to unlocking strength and innovation, and we are passionate about building a culture of inclusion where all team members are seen, heard, valued and respected.”
Over 80% of people living with a disability say recruitment bias exists
The data was found in a survey of 1,033 people by recruiting company Hays, who raised this issue in conjunction with the International Day of People with Disability (IDOPwD) today.
Interview: Microsoft's Diana Kelley talks talent gaps and D&I
Kelley recently spoke at Microsoft Asia’s new Experience Center, where she talked through her experience as a security CTO, as well as IoT security, what’s ahead in 2020, and diversity and inclusion both in the cybersecurity sector, and in technology.
Study: A decade before we see boardroom equality
"The clock is ticking. Companies should be actively implementing their diversity policies, and be complete by 2022."
Singapore's Best Workplaces 2019 revealed
The awards recognized organizations that were top of their game for building high-performing cultures where employees trust their leaders, are proud of what they do, and enjoy the people they work with.