Gender equality stories
Castlepoint's CEO named RegTech female entrepreneur of the year
Judged by an expert cross-industry panel, the awards celebrate the association’s members who have achieved the most significant impact over the last year.
IWD 2022: TechnologyOne, UNIQ YOU to increase women in tech
TechnologyOne has partnered with UNIQ YOU to increase the number of women in the tech industry by encouraging participation in these roles.
IWD 2022: Eliminating the issues that hold women back in ICT
Since late 2020, I've worked as a pre-sales engineer for Zscaler, the cloud security company that's kicking big goals in the zero trust space.
IWD 2022: ESET Australia joins women’s scholarship program
ESET Australia has announced it is joining the company's global Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship program, awarding $5,000 to a woman currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program majoring in a STEM field.
IWD 2022: Degreed sees increase in women in tech leadership
Degreed has announced the implementation of its Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) program has seen a significant increase in women in leadership roles.
IWD 2022: Crowdstrike comments on supporting women in tech
As an industry, we are still overcoming the bias that a career in tech or cybersecurity is primarily for men.
Study: Online learning helping reduce the gender gap in STEM and digital skills in Australia
Online learning is reducing the gender gap in STEM and digital skills in Australia, according to a new study by Coursera.
Microsoft launches Code; Without Barriers
Microsoft, along with 13 companies across nine Asia Pacific countries, has launched Code; Without Barriers.
Gender inequality still remains in tech sector as women struggle to secure roles
"It's great to see an uptake in students pursuing a career in tech, however with females finding it harder to secure their first tech roles, it's clear that gender disparities remain."
Men unsure how to support gender equality, need to step up
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.
Women in tech: Equality journey not over
The idea of gender equality represents more than just physical bodies through doors. It is also the notion of perceptions, feelings, stereotypes and opportunity.
Remote work: The new home for gender equality in tech
“We as an industry must build on this momentum, extract the positives from the past year’s transition to flexible working, and be a catalyst for wider social change as a result.”
Women in tech: Broken rung constrains progress
While the glass ceiling is cracking, the progress is constrained by a broken rung.
Yes, women do want to work in tech, says industry study
Women are unlikely to apply for a position unless they meet 100% of the stated requirements, while men will often apply if they meet 60% of these.
University of Auckland takes top spot in sustainability rankings
The university was ranked in the top 25% for each of the Goals with which it engaged.
Avanade Australia receives gender equality citation
Avanade Australia says it is committed to promoting gender equality at the workplace and helping employees feel inspired, confident and cared for.
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.
IWD 2020 interview: F5 Networks' Jade Meara
As a celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re running a series of interviews with women in technology. F5 Networks ANZ head of marketing and executive board member Jade Meara shares her thoughts.
Konica Minolta receives gender equality citation from WGEA
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recently named Konica Minolta for its dedication to gender equality in the workplace.
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?