Women in Technology stories - Page 2
IWD 2023: Unlocking the spirit of female entrepreneurism
Entrenched social norms, unconscious biases and a lack of representation of women in senior roles create barriers for women looking to enter the workforce.
IWD 2023: Women disrupting tech - Leading the charge in innovation and inclusion
The gender gap in the tech industry is still a prevalent issue, but progress is being made through initiatives and female leadership.
IWD 2023: What ‘International Women's Day’ means to me
I started building my career to escape the limits set for me by my background, but today I continue to do it because it's what I love.
IWD 2023: So where are all the female founders in the IT sector?
A key factor in growing the number of women founders is attracting and retaining more women in the sector in the first place.
IWD 2023: Why gender equality requires more than corporate policies
Australian tech companies strive for gender equity, but work remains to close wage and leadership gaps, according to the 2022 Global Gender Gap Report.
IWD 2023: Taking two steps forward towards gender equity in a hybrid working world
Hybrid work arrangements have the potential to create gaps between those who work from home and those who work in the office, regardless of gender.
IWD 2023: My journey of resilience, loyalty, positivity and authenticity
As a turning point in my career, I decided to be openly creative with personality, which landed me a regional role based in Singapore.
IWD 2023: Diverse perspectives for post pandemic regeneration
As businesses look to achieve greater output efficiency following years of stagnation, they often need not look further than their people.
IWD 2023: How women in tech can ‘embrace equity’ by supporting each other
When women support and empower each other, we can both increase gender diversity in tech and create real change in the community and our workplaces.
IWD 2023: Turning Our DEI Analysis Inward for Lessons on Women in Tech
Going into this case study, we expected that we would gain an understanding of systemic factors that help bring more women into tech.
IWD 2023: 5 steps to eliminate the gender pay gap
As we 'celebrate' another International Women's Day, the time for Australian companies to take action to close the gender pay gap is now.
IWD 2023: It shouldn’t take innovation to make gender equality happen
While the information management (IM) and data privacy sectors are well represented by women, the more senior the role, the bigger the gender disparity becomes.
IWD 2023: Unboxing to build diversity and close the gender gap
One of the more difficult challenges to overcome is that women, quite simply, aren't putting themselves forward or applying for these roles.
IWD 2023: #EmbraceEquity – innovating towards a gender equal future
Despite the celebrated response to the pandemic by female leaders, women still trail men when it comes to securing decision-making and C-suite positions.
IWD 2023: How technology can help us move beyond gender quotas
Gender quotas may not be the best solution for achieving workplace equality, says a journalist, as technology can help remove bias and hire the right people.
IWD 2023: How equity can boost organisational success
Study reveals that women are underrepresented in leadership roles and not promoted at the same rate as men. Diversity and equity still a challenge.
IWD 2023: Encouraging the next generation of women into the tech industry
While women make up 51% of the population and half of the workforce, they account for just 16% of the Quantity Surveying profession.
IWD 2023: Moving towards gender equity in STEM careers
The campaign to encourage girls into STEM subjects is an admirable one, but there's more to gender equity than education alone.
IWD 2023: Supporters in high places - How a sponsor can send your career soaring
Mentoring and sponsorship can help women reach their full potential in male-dominated industries, like IT, on International Women's Day 2023.
IWD 2023: The hidden cost of being a Female Tech Entrepreneur
The entrepreneurs that I met before starting my own journey saw the world differently, and I wanted to see the world from their lens.
IWD 2023: How to overcome inequity and secure a satisfying career
Life isn’t fair and many people find themselves in challenging circumstances that make it hard to get out of the starting blocks.
IWD 2023: Overcoming gender biases in the tech industry and beyond
It's important to remember that it's impossible to please everyone, and trying to do so is a recipe for unhappiness.
IWD 2023: Australia's tech sector needs more diversity
Australia's tech industry is thriving but struggling with gender equity. Women make up just 29% of the workforce, according to a report.
IWD 2023: Igniting Your inner drive - How to unlock high performance
High-performance can be achieved in any setting, says Olympic Gold medallist and BrainStorm Software General Manager.