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Diversity
Tata Consultancy Services revamps policies to support LGBTQ employees
Tata Consultancy Services has reportedly modified its health insurance policies to cover same sex relationships, by replacing the word ‘spouse’ with ‘partner’.
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Micron Technology
Micron publishes annual Diversity, Equality and Inclusion report
“Micron believes that collaboration across our diverse workforce is the key to unlocking strength and innovation, and we are passionate about building a culture of inclusion where all team members are seen, heard, valued and respected.”
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Flexible work
Singapore's Best Workplaces 2019 revealed
The awards recognized organizations that were top of their game for building high-performing cultures where employees trust their leaders, are proud of what they do, and enjoy the people they work with.
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Cloud
Chorus recognised for efforts to eliminate gender pay gap
Chorus has walked away with three awards at this year’s 2019 YWCA Equal Pay Awards, which recognise female leadership and equality in the workplace.
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Leadership
Forget personal development, women want to be leaders
“What we are hearing is that women want to develop the capabilities that will support them to be better leaders and add value to their organisations."
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Cybersecurity
Security industry riddled with gender diversity issues & burnout
“The lack of diversity in this survey is a microcosm of the wider problem plaguing the cybersecurity industry."
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Women in Technology
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.
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Gender Pay Gap
NZ missing out on billions due to lack of women investors
New Zealand is losing out on billions of dollars due an investment gender gap.
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Women in Technology
Whitecliffe helping more women get into IT careers with flexible training hours
The New Zealand IT industry simply isn’t marketed towards women interested in studying technology.
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Industrial IoT
Bridging the gender gap in IIoT - Claroty
At almost 5 years old, Claroty has grown to more than 130 employees worldwide and has raised $100 million in venture capital with customers spanning 15 different industries.
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Information Technology
Mind Lab at MOTAT hosting event to promote young women in tech
Gender diversity in the tech industry is a hot topic around the world, but it’s one that New Zealand is looking to tackle head on.
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Data Centre Maintenance / Management
Two students win US apprenticeship with global data center giant
Park Place Technologies has been doing its bit to promote gender diversity in the IT industry.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS launches new initiative to get more girls in IT
It is designed to introduce all Year 8 students (12-13 year olds) in the UK to cloud computing and digital skills.
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Gender bias
Gender gap in AU’s STEM workforce obstructing national prosperity
New research reveals Australia has not yet made the systemic changes required to achieve diversity in STEM, threatening the nation’s prosperity.
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Women in Technology
Report: Women being sexually harassed at tech conferences
A new survey has uncovered some startling findings, with not only misrepresentation of women but also sexual harassment.
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Women in Technology
Where to from here? Women in cybersecurity speak up
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to reflect on how far the industry has come in treating women more equally, but also to rally together and look at how this can be improved.
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Cloud
Google discovers it’s not women that it’s underpaying - it’s men
After conducting a pay equity analysis, the company uncovered some unexpected findings that resulted in $9.7m of pay rises for underpaid staff.
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Innovation
How innovation links to talent attraction and staff retention
Half of A/NZ’s bosses have their heads in the sand when it comes to understanding the business and innovation benefits of diversity and inclusion.
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Cloud
Kordia launches Women in Tech scholarship at the University of Waikato
The scholarship is established to acknowledge and support up-and-coming female talent and future technology leaders.
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Women in Technology
MYOB survey: Females & males take different approaches to business success
Those that make it to the top of the success ladder will often attribute their success to very different factors – according to one MYOB survey, females and males have very different ideas about how they got there.
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Women in Technology
Exclusive: Tackling the challenges faced by women in cybersecurity
Some companies though do an incredible job of recruiting women into their workforces, but they have problems retaining them.
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Women in Technology
MYOB addresses gender imbalance in tech with female developer programme
It hopes that programmes such as developher will encourage other tech companies to be proactive about attracting women into technical roles.
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Women in Technology
OMG Tech bridges gender gap early by keeping girls curious
By the time girls reach high school, they’ve already made major decisions about life direction – so it’s vital to foster an interest in tech early.
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Kordia
Exclusive interview: Kordia CEO tackles one of tech's biggest issues
"The tech community is very male, very pale and it's at risk of going very stale."