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Eliminating gender bias in cybersecurity could grow industry by the billions
if gender bias were eliminated from the cybersecurity industries of the US and UK, a total of $43.1 billion and £17 billion would be added to their respective economies, according to data from Tessian.
Clear winners and losers in UFB race, research finds
"Adoption of UFB leads to some wage increases for incumbent workers, but these effects differ by gender, qualification level and skill type."
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.
Chorus recognised for efforts to eliminate gender pay gap
Chorus has walked away with three awards at this year’s 2019 YWCA Equal Pay Awards, which recognise female leadership and equality in the workplace.
NZ missing out on billions due to lack of women investors
New Zealand is losing out on billions of dollars due an investment gender gap.
Gender divide still exists within tech sector - ISACA report
Men and women in the global tech sector agree that women are under-represented, but they don’t always agree on why that is the case.
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.
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.
Adobe announces equal pay for employees across the globe
Adobe announced global pay parity between women and men, delivering on a commitment the company made earlier this year.
NZ's pay equity progress is so slow that we won't achieve it until 2044
The year 2044. Sixteen years is a long time to wait for gender pay equity, but it may take that long to achieve it.
NZ Cyber Security Challenge confronts issues facing women in cybersecurity
“A lack of diversity means a lack of important voices in these decisions and will ultimately lead to harmful blind spots in our near future."
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.
Good news and bad news for technology workers
“Digital and technology talent is scarce. And, as expected, that scarcity drives up the median salary."
10 key facts from Gartner on women in technology
"The lack of diversity in technology is glaring: according to the 2018 Gartner CIO Survey, 13% of CIOs are female. "
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?
How the digital economy is shifting the workforce playing field for women
It’s no secret that there is a big gender gap in tech / engineering fields, and especially in the data center industry.
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.
IT salaries on the rise, gender pay gap getting smaller
This data does show a slight decrease in the nation’s gender pay gap which was recorded at 7.2% in 2015.
New report shines light on sexism and ageism in ICT industry
"International studies show that the whole economy will grow as equity grows.”
Step up for Kiwi women could boost economy by $881m a year
"We need to once and for all ditch this notion that women aren’t talented enough to be there.”
Accenture: How to get more girls into technology
“It's not only an economic imperative that we bridge the gender gap when it comes to technology...it is a critical societal one."
Getting to Equal: Accenture on overcoming the gender pay gap
The research found that – globally - a woman earns an average $100 for every $140 a man earns - a gap of about 30%.
Gender pay gap should be a social & economic priority, says WGEA
“This is bad news for the economy, because it shows that business is not drawing on the enormous talent available in the female workforce."
Gender pay gap moving in right direction, says Paula Bennett
"In 2017 there is absolutely no excuse for someone to be paid less just because of their gender.”