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Gender equality news stories - Page 2

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Women in Technology
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.
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Women in Technology
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.
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Cloud
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.
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Edge Computing
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.
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Law
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.
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Startup
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.
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Cybercrime
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.
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Women in Technology
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.
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Salaries
Good news and bad news for technology workers
“Digital and technology talent is scarce. And, as expected, that scarcity drives up the median salary."
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Microsoft
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.
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Seek
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?
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Air New Zealand
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."
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Lenovo
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.
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Women in Technology
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.
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Diversity
More ‘Rainbow Diversity’ needed in Kiwi workplaces
One of the key barriers to implementing change of this nature is getting middle management on board.
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Women in Technology
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.”