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International Women's Day
International Women’s Day honored with virtual coffee talk
Rocket Software will be hosting its quarterly Women Leaders in Technology Coffee Talk on International Women's Day, 
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Workplace
SAS named as one of Asia’s Best Workplaces for 2020
The award recognises SAS’ corporate culture through means such as creativity, inclusivity, innovation, and work/life balance, and the impact on employees.
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Kiwibank
Proposed RBNZ changes should ensure a level playing field - Kiwibank
Kiwibank acknowledged that with any increase in capital requirements there would be costs for consumers.
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Fujitsu
Fujitsu Australia rolls out 12-month Reconciliation Action Plan
“The ICT industry at large has been challenged by concerns around diversity and inclusion for some time."
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Artificial Intelligence
NZTech responds to digital divide report: "The government is right to raise this concern"
"Left unaddressed this digital divide will exacerbate the social divide."
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Government
Government report shines light on NZ's digital divide
Curran says the previous government didn’t make the report public until after the election as it exposed the digital divide in New Zealand.
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Skillsoft
New initiative pushes equal access to learning for all corporate staff
“Equity of access for all goes beyond being compliant, to striving and setting new standards of excellence."
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Gender diversity
Radical generosity funding model supports female-led companies
New Zealand is the first country outside North America to introduce SheEO.
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Women in Technology
MYOB tackles gender inequality with Male Champions of Change STEM
"Businesses will not reach their innovation potential unless the full capabilities of women and men are harnessed within the workplace." - MYOB CEO
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Recruitment
Unconscious bias in Kiwi recruitment - is tech the solution?
A 'foreign' named applicant will be 3x less successful in getting an initial job interview than someone with a duplicate CV and 'local' name.