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Men feel less welcome in tech workplaces - Harvey Nash report
Women feel more welcome in the technology industry, yet men feel more unwelcome than ever.
Women underrepresented in cybersecurity in half of enterprises - Kaspersky
Despite some diversity initiatives, women constitute 39% of the labour force and only 25% of management positions worldwide in general.
Chorus receives Gender Tick, moves toward greater pay equity
The company has introduced policies focussed on gender and pay equity and the development of female leadership.
Kiwibank receives the Gender Tick accreditation
Kiwibank chief executive Steve Jurkovich said fairness was an important attribute for the New Zealand-owned bank.
Are AI assistants teaching girls to be servants?
Have you ever interacted with a virtual assistant that has a female-based voice or look, and wondered whether there are implicitly harmful gender biases built into its code?
Gender gap in AU’s STEM workforce obstructing national prosperity
New research reveals Australia has not yet made the systemic changes required to achieve diversity in STEM, threatening the nation’s prosperity.
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.
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.
Google discovers it’s not women that it’s underpaying - it’s men
After conducting a pay equity analysis, the company uncovered some unexpected findings that resulted in $9.7m of pay rises for underpaid staff.
Exclusive: ServerFarm CEO discusses data centre workforce woes
Not only is there a clear gender disparity in the industry, but Papouchado says the existing workforce is aging.
South Island law firm recognised by UN for gender equality
A South Island legal startup that has successfully conquered much of the South Island has been recognised by the United Nations.
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.
Day 2 of InfoSec EU 18 wraps up – here’s some of the main highlights
Some of the features included a keynote from Baroness Martha Lane Fox, the first ever InfoSec Europe Symposium, and various awards.
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.
Good news and bad news for technology workers
“Digital and technology talent is scarce. And, as expected, that scarcity drives up the median salary."
Microsoft: There’s no such thing as a typical ‘techie’
I don’t think of myself as a typical ‘techie’, and the truth is such a thing doesn’t exist.
Gender equality: The importance of understanding what motivates your workforce
Women want to participate equally in leadership positions, so why does gender imbalance in top-level roles still exist?
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."
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.
More focus on gender diversity needed in NZ tech - MYOB
A new report by MYOB says New Zealand’s tech sector lacks gender diversity and will need to do more to build a more inclusive industry.
More ‘Rainbow Diversity’ needed in Kiwi workplaces
One of the key barriers to implementing change of this nature is getting middle management on board.
Australia gets behind the global fight for gender equality
“We hope to accomplish a great deal during our time together to further gender equality and empowerment.”