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Gender equality stories

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UK sees 10% rise in female university computing applications
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UK sees a 10% hike in university computing applications from women, signalling the third consecutive year of growth.
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REGnosys & WISE partnership targets gender disparity in tech
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REGnosys allies with WISE to combat gender disparity in technology, emphasising female role models to inspire more women into STEM careers.
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Flexible work & menopause leave top female worker's demands
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Flexible hours, anti-harassment measures, pay openness and menopause leave emerge as top priorities for retaining female staffers.
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FDM Group highlights ways to tackle motherhood penalty
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FDM Group urges businesses to tackle the 'motherhood penalty'—a root cause of the gender pay gap—and issues recommendations to promote gender parity.
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Exclusive: Fiona Sweeney on bridging tech's gender gap
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Fiona Sweeney discusses strategies to close the gender gap in tech, highlighting education and industry collaboration.
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Seagate releases fifth annual Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Report
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Seagate Technology unveils its fifth annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report, revealing significant advancements in multiple imperative areas.
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All-female tech acquisition as Collabosaurus joins forces with Cali Social
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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An unusual all-female tech deal sees Australia's brand collaboration platform, Collabosaurus, acquired by Cali Social.
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Physical activity could help improve sleep, highlights Women in Data study
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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A Women in Data study suggests daily physical activity could enhance sleep quality and duration, especially in men.
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ECI Software Solutions shortlisted for two global industry accolades
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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ECI Software Solutions has been nominated for the Stratus Award for Cloud Computing and a Stevie Award for Women in Business.
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Aston University women triumph at Midlands Women in Tech Awards 2023
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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Two women from Aston University shine at the Midlands Women in Tech Awards, earning top honours in academia and tech.
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UK Women in Tech Awards 2023 shine on outstanding contributors
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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The Women in Tech Awards 2023 celebrated women professionals making significant contributions to the industry.
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HSBC & East Village join forces for Birmingham Tech Week
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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HSBC and East Village team up for Birmingham Tech Week to support female founders in navigating the funding landscape.
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Schneider Electric VP appointed by CEW
Wed, 16th Aug 2023
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Schneider Electric appoints Louise Monger as a member of Chief Executive Women, recognizing her leadership in the industry. #genderadvancement.
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ServiceNow announces key EMEA leadership appointments
Thu, 27th Apr 2023
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ServiceNow announces expanded leadership roles for Ulrik Nehammer and Cathy Mauzaize and the addition of Fabio Spoletini in EMEA.
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Winner of ESET woman in cybersecurity scholarship announced
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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This year’s winner is Shradha Angrish, who is studying mechanical engineering with mathematical and computer sciences at the University of Adelaide.
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IWD 2023: My advice for Women in STEM - you belong
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Every one of us needs to make a conscious and concerted effort to create the platforms and make the space for every voice to be heard and opinion to be counted.
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IWD 2023: Women in the modern workplace – culture needs to catch up
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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While COVID-19 had a devastating impact on global health and economies, it also acted as a catalyst for modernisation in the workplace.
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IWD 2023: The Art of Shifting Careers - from art to telco
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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From fine arts to tech, a woman of colour shares her journey of breaking barriers in a male-dominated industry. #TechTrailblazer #WomensDay.
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IWD 2023: Breaking through the stereotypes for diversity in cyber
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Only 25% of cyber security professionals are women, leaving a big gap in perspectives for protecting the digital economy and online safety, says a new study.
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IWD 2023: Flexible working can reduce gender inequality by enabling mothers to stay in work
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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The rapid normalisation of remote work has made both flexible working and working from home less stigmatised and could ultimately work in women's favour.
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IWD 2023: Bridging the gender gap in cybersecurity
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with the rapid rollout of technology heightening the demand for IT security services.
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IWD 2023: Finding your leadership identity means defeating comparison culture
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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I shifted my focus to honing my unique qualities and skills to become a manager, leader, and founder of a company in a way that comes authentically to me.
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IWD 2023: Why equity in the ICT world needs to start in primary school
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Inspiring young girls with the transformational power of technology will help close the sector’s stubbornly wide gender gap.
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IWD 2023: Women in tech and innovation - the next frontier of fashion
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Combining the powerful force of technology with the personal and emotional threads of fashion is currently underrepresented and underappreciated in Australia.