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Gender bias stories

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Study looks at gender dimensions of AU security sector
Wed 17 Aug 2022
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A new study will explore solutions to overcome pressing skills and diversity challenges in the Australian security sector.
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3 signs your company could do more to promote women in cybersecurity
Thu 31 Mar 2022
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The business case for diversity is stronger than ever: companies that are more diverse outperform their less diverse peers financially.
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IWD 2022: Globalization Partners on gender inequality
Thu 10 Mar 2022
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education
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payroll systems
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women in technology
International Women's Day offers an opportunity for the world to step back and look at women's cultural, economic, political, and social achievements.
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IWD 2022: Overcoming the gender gap in the IT sector
Wed 9 Mar 2022
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education
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women in technology
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There are gender disparities in many business sectors, but perhaps none are more glaring than the IT industry. From its early days in the 1960s, IT has been dominated by men.
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IWD 2022: Jamf on what you can do to break the bias
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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women in technology
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international women's day
Both last year’s #choosetochallenge and this year’s #BreakTheBias themes for International Women’s Day should serve as a wake-up call to the IT industry.
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IWD 2022: HP survey reveals changing attitudes to workplace gender bias and systems
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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hp
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women in technology
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A new survey from HP has set out to provide perspective on attitudes towards gender bias and roles within the workplace.
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IWD 2022: Security Centric Jill Taylor on breaking the bias
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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education
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cybersecurity
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women in technology
This year’s International Women’s Day theme, #BreakTheBias gives us all an opportunity to examine both our own internal biases and the bias we may experience from others.
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IWD 2022: MetricSteam on female leadership and examples in tech
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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women in technology
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careers
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leadership
Execute more workshops and create more mentoring programmes with women leaders who are already part of the organisation, as well as external sources too.
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IWD 2022: Snowflake on breaking the bias on women in tech
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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education
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I am surprised to find myself in the IT industry…considering my early aspirations were to become an actress.
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IWD 2022: Security Centric Queen Aigbefo on breaking the bias
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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The #ChoosetoChallenge theme from last year's International Women's Day sparked a remarkable change and saw more diversity in the IT and security industry.
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IWD 2022: Overcoming the IT sector's gender imbalance
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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education
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government
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It's interesting to consider that, in the third decade of the 21st Century, there is still a gender imbalance in the IT industry. It might be closing slowly, but there is still a very long way to go.
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Men unsure how to support gender equality, need to step up
Wed 10 Mar 2021
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New research has revealed men are unsure of how to support gender equality, while the majority of women want men to be more involved in helping to reduce inequities.
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Women in tech: Equality journey not over
Tue 23 Feb 2021
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kaspersky
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The idea of gender equality represents more than just physical bodies through doors. It is also the notion of perceptions, feelings, stereotypes and opportunity.
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Women in tech: Broken rung constrains progress
Tue 5 Jan 2021
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vpn
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nordvpn
While the glass ceiling is cracking, the progress is constrained by a broken rung.
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Australian millennials open-minded about AI-based recruitment
Tue 26 May 2020
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ai
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recruitment
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AI will play a growing role in stamping out issues such as recruitment bias, but they don’t want to see the human element removed entirely.
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Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
Mon 25 May 2020
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aut university
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ceo
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massey university
"During the COVID-19 lockdown period, having a good leader is beneficial for your wellbeing; it is ‘extra beneficial’ if that leader is a woman."
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Pega strives to rid AI-based CX systems of discrimination
Thu 21 May 2020
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crm
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ai
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cx
The check is designed to flag possible discriminatory messages created by AI before those messages reach the customer.
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Australia leads AI adoption but struggles to tackle bigger issues
Mon 4 May 2020
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ai
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diversity
The country is poorly managing AI aspects such as bias, privacy, and training.
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Eliminating gender bias in cybersecurity could grow industry by the billions
Thu 12 Mar 2020
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cybersecurity
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gender pay gap
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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.
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Men feel less welcome in tech workplaces - Harvey Nash report
Wed 4 Dec 2019
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women in technology
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gender bias
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gender pay gap
Women feel more welcome in the technology industry, yet men feel more unwelcome than ever.
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How mathematics can limit gender bias in AI & ML
Tue 26 Nov 2019
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ai
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ml
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gender bias
A new research paper outlines how machine learning designers can safeguard their creations against the undesirable effects of racial and gender bias.
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Aussie teens empowered by tech but held back by career options
Mon 18 Nov 2019
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gender bias
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comptia
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workforce
35% of Australian teenagers are of the opinion that they lack the preparation and exposure to technology in high school or college that would prepare them for a career.
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Are AI assistants teaching girls to be servants?
Thu 23 May 2019
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martech
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chatbots
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gender bias
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?
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Gender gap in AU’s STEM workforce obstructing national prosperity
Tue 2 Apr 2019
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gender bias
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australian government
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workforce
New research reveals Australia has not yet made the systemic changes required to achieve diversity in STEM, threatening the nation’s prosperity.
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