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How the digital economy is shifting the workforce playing field for women
It’s no secret that there is a big gender gap in tech / engineering fields, and especially in the data center industry.
Exclusive: Air NZ's CEO on creating a 50% female senior leadership team by 2020
"When it comes to digital specifically, women make up around 30% of both our total digital employee base and our digital leadership team."
Exclusive: Here's what NZ's top CEOs are doing to improve gender diversity
You need to understand what’s going on in your own business and do something to fix it because if you don’t, all this talk –it’s just PR bollocks.
Interview: Vodafone's Kirstin Te Wao on workplace diversity & inclusion
"We want to start the discussion – Why is it that I have these stereotypes in my head that women should be at home and men are the breadwinners?"
More focus on gender diversity needed in NZ tech - MYOB
A new report by MYOB says New Zealand’s tech sector lacks gender diversity and will need to do more to build a more inclusive industry.
Australia gets behind the global fight for gender equality
“We hope to accomplish a great deal during our time together to further gender equality and empowerment.”
Passion for STEM sparks early for girls in Asia Pacific
When the girls were asked what would encourage them to pursue a career in STEM, parental encouragement was considered the most important influence.
Unlocking the benefits of leading a multi-generational workforce
Diversity – and not just gender diversity – brings different ideas, backgrounds, and assumptions to the table.
NBN Co names Paul Tyler as its new chief customer officer
Tyler previously served as group managing director of Telstra business.
Jacinda Ardern a great example for tech industry, says Tech Women NZ exec
Mistry previously worked for the Manukau Institute of Technology, Wang and Apple and has her own company CreateOps.
IT salaries on the rise, gender pay gap getting smaller
This data does show a slight decrease in the nation’s gender pay gap which was recorded at 7.2% in 2015.
New report shines light on sexism and ageism in ICT industry
"International studies show that the whole economy will grow as equity grows.”
Exclusive interview: Polycom on bridging the digital divide & workplaces of the future
"I’ve worked on how we can remove the stereotype of how an engineer is a guy, and make it about the role itself."
Step up for Kiwi women could boost economy by $881m a year
"We need to once and for all ditch this notion that women aren’t talented enough to be there.”
Accenture: How to get more girls into technology
“It's not only an economic imperative that we bridge the gender gap when it comes to technology...it is a critical societal one."
Getting to Equal: Accenture on overcoming the gender pay gap
The research found that – globally - a woman earns an average $100 for every $140 a man earns - a gap of about 30%.
Following Facebook's lead: Males fear taking parental leave - here's why
"It will reduce the stigma around men taking on equal caring responsibilities and could help improve female gender equality in the workplace.”
Radical generosity funding model supports female-led companies
New Zealand is the first country outside North America to introduce SheEO.
Dell plans $14m donation: “It’s our responsibility to prepare the next generation”
By encouraging youth regardless of gender, ethnicity or social class to study STEM, there’s an opportunity to bring in different perspectives.
MYOB tackles gender inequality with Male Champions of Change STEM
"Businesses will not reach their innovation potential unless the full capabilities of women and men are harnessed within the workplace." - MYOB CEO
Diversify or fail: Govt. puts $8m towards women in tech grants
“Australian businesses will fail to reach their full potential unless we create diverse and inclusive workplaces."
Intersekt fintech festival promises world-first gender equality commitment
The decision is part of an ongoing campaign to drive increased levels of female participation in Australia’s most important startup sector.
The world's most sustainable bank named - and it's Aussie
“Some people think sustainability is purely about environmental initiatives, but it’s also about addressing social and economic issues.”
Gender pay gap should be a social & economic priority, says WGEA
“This is bad news for the economy, because it shows that business is not drawing on the enormous talent available in the female workforce."