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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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Code Institute celebrates year of successes in tech education
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Renowned global tech educator, Code Institute, hails a year of extraordinary achievements, with a 98% graduate employment rate and initiatives supporting inclusivity in tech.
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Progress in tech diversity as more businesses set targets
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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British tech firms are making notable strides in diversity, with over half setting explicit diversity targets, a report reveals.
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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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Unlocking the full potential of STEM education
Tue, 31st Oct 2023
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The integration of STEM education into the school curriculum is crucial in preparing the next generation for the challenges of the future.
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Salesforce partners to uplift Filipino women with digital skills
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Salesforce partners with Ayala Foundation to empower 185 Filipino women in the digital economy, promoting gender inclusivity and closing the digital divide.
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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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Call for action on UK digital skills gap for women
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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UK leaders call for action to alleviate the digital skills gap, especially for women, amid rising tech sector demand.
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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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Australia's gender-based skills gap in AI: Women risk becoming left behind
Tue, 26th Sep 2023
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Alarming gender-based skills gap in AI discovered in Australia, with men twice as likely to use AI tools in the workplace.
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Women can bridge the tech talent Gap, a survey reveals
Fri, 4th Aug 2023
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The lack of women in the tech sector hinders diversity and contributes to the significant skills gap, according to Computer Weekly's survey of tech workers.
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Stakeholders holding company boards accountable: Strategic Pay
Thu, 18th May 2023
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The survey has shown a shift in power from the board to its stakeholders, who are applying pressure to improve its ESG performance and reporting.
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Kiwi workers at breaking point in wake cost-of-living crisis
Fri, 12th May 2023
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Women hardest hit as 66% report that cost of living has had a negative impact on their mental health compared to 49% of men.
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IWD 2023: My advice for women in tech - dare to have a purpose
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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As a female technologist from way back, here are pieces of advice that I wish I had known when I first entered the field and my guidance to the next generation.
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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: Women don’t need special consideration, we need competence and motivation
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Being in a progressive democracy like New Zealand provides an invaluable perspective: generally, women aren’t disadvantaged in the workplace.
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IWD 2023: 5 ways to create more balanced experiences in the workplace
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Findings from the Qualtrics study highlight the diverse gender experience gaps that exist in workplaces across Australia and New Zealand.
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IWD 2023: How to overcome the gender pay gap and empower women in the workplace
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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While women have made significant strides towards gender equality in the workplace in recent years, gender equality remains a large social issue.
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IWD 2023: Unlocking the spirit of female entrepreneurism
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Entrenched social norms, unconscious biases and a lack of representation of women in senior roles create barriers for women looking to enter the workforce.
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IWD 2023: 5 steps to eliminate the gender pay gap
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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As we 'celebrate' another International Women's Day, the time for Australian companies to take action to close the gender pay gap is now.
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IWD 2023: 26.7% of Women in Tech is not nearly enough
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Women only make up 36% of enrolments in university STEM courses and just 16% of enrolments in vocational STEM courses.
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IWD 2023: Women need a seat at the table and support to get them there
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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This year's theme challenges us to deepen our understanding and use it to cultivate a more inclusive and supportive ecosystem.
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MYOB reveals gender wage gap in SMEs across Australia and NZ
Thu, 22nd Sep 2022
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The gender wage gap among employees of SMEs is sitting at 7.5% in favour of men, when comparing median hourly wages.