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Contracting providing opportunity to attract more women into IT
Contracting is proving a winner for Kiwi women in IT, Absolute IT says. It tells why - and how contracting can help with gender diversity.
12 year old to bring Parliament up to code
"We use coding in our everyday lives already, and it will become more advanced and used in a wider range of things."
Women in cybersecurity: Slowly but surely, change is coming
“More people are realising what a solid, secure and interesting career choice it is."
Wanted: Women for high-paid, diverse and exciting tech sector
“The tech sector is growing at a pace that means new talent is in demand. This has resulted in the tech sector having some of the highest salaries."
Hutt Valley celebrates women in tech
"I’m also happy to see a focus on the essential part women are playing in these growing industries."
Female scientist wins for animal skin cancer treatment
“It is a well understood issue that there is not enough representation of women in leadership positions in high growth enterprises."
Renowned 'geek girl' to show Dunedin students that tech girls are superheroes
Otago Polytechnic and acclaimed ‘geek girl’ Jenine Beekhuyzen are hoping to persuade Year 8 and 9 girls from Dunedin that IT is a fun career path.
Survey identifies 5 biggest barriers for women in tech – inequality remains
Wage inequality, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main obstacles women working in tech face today.
First Women in IT scholarship awarded
“Otago Polytechnic values our responsibility in society. If we can support women into under-represented areas of study it’s better for the community."
Vodafone's two cents on what lies ahead for tech
The days of the middle aged male-dominated tech arena might be coming to a slow end.
Govt puts up $270k to help young women into tech sector careers
“By spending a day in the workforce, participants get to experience first-hand what it’s like to work in a technology role."
Govt's new online tool to help Kiwi girls & women into STEM careers
“This tool is a small but significant way we can work to turn this around, ensuring young girls can more easily find clear ways in STEM fields."
Women in technology: No longer stifled by sales roles
Sitting today in a hall surrounded by geeks, it was the first session where the women outnumbered the men. But after all, this was Women in Tech.
Microsoft Ignite NZ 2016: Jennifer Marsman on machine learning, lie detection, and women in tech
"There's been a huge resurgence in machine learning, with the cost of data storage going down and the computational power has gone up."
Riverbed appoints Uma Thana Balasingam as vice president of channels, APJ
“It's an exciting time to be joining Riverbed with emerging technologies disrupting the status quo, new ways to engage and connect with customers."
Exclusive: New initiative aims to challenge stereotypes and help girls Dream IT
A new initiative from IT community CompTIA aims to challenge stereotypes and preconceived ideas and show year 7 and 8 girls tech really is cool.
Exclusive: IT industry called on to help girls Dream IT
IT community organisation CompTIA has put the call out for those involved in IT to speak out to encourage young girls into IT.
New initiative to boost women’s participation in ANZ IT industries
The IT industry isn’t just a place for the boys and is in fact a great place for the girls - an initiative has been launched to promote this message.
CompTIA launches local initiative to encourage women into IT
IT offers 'endless' opportunities for women - and now CompTIA has launched a local version of its global initiative to encourage women into IT.
Women's Group develops app to shut down domestic violence in NZ
"We want to help women understand that experiencing abuse and violence is not normal and help is available.”
Should a woman act more like a man to succeed at work?
“Women need to do a better job of declaring themselves and becoming their own advocate."
Women vital to NZ tech sector as event comes to Auckland
"It is vital for New Zealand’s economic future that women participate fully in technology."
'Speed-interview' event addresses Australian IT industry gender gap
The event was held to provide women new career opportunities and proactively address the growing issue of gender imbalance in Australia’s tech sector.
Govt needs to 'get with the programme' on NZ's gender pay gap
“It’s a new year and it’s time for the National Government to be bold and be brave. Kiwi women are counting on them.”