Wellington – New Zealand has risen two places to the seventh most gender equal country in the world to the latest World Economic Forum report on the issue.
04 March 2019
TechWomen will this month launch 100TechWomen which will feature a collection of inspiring stories from New Zealand’s brightest female tech talent from around the country. Edwina Mistry, executive director of TechWomen, says the launch is designed to inspire the future generation of women in tech and celebrate the contribution of women in the tech industry.
01 July 2018
17 May 2018
The ShadowTech youth development programme has been selected as a finalist for the Engaging Youth in ICT award; part of the 2018 CIO Awards for New Zealand. ShadowTech is an annual technology career experience day for girls in years 9-11, who meet in their regional centres to hear from local tech leaders and are then … Continue reading "CIO Awards Recognises ShadowTech: Engaging Girls beyond Coding"
Te Papa Tongarewa museum’s first chief digital officer Melissa Firth, who built a digital team almost from scratch, has been named among the top 100 CIOs in New Zealand for 2018.
16 April 2018
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #PressForProgress and with good reason. Unfortunately, data shows that the gender gap is widening across the globe, instead of taking 170 years to close the gap at the current rate of progress, it is estimated that gender parity across the world will take over two centuries.
18 March 2018
Artificial intelligence, or AI, is the next wave of technology and New Zealand must present a fresh window to help encourage women into tech roles.
07 March 2018
The worm has turned in the tech world as a wave of females are joining the tech community, according to national and global reports.
05 March 2018
Meet TechWomen’s newly appointed executive director, Edwina Mistry. Here she shares the best advice she’s been given, what makes her tick and her favourite productivity tips.
27 February 2018
Join TechWomen for lunch on 8 March, as we showcase local ‘When Diversity Counts’ stories in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Hear inspiring stories of when diversity in the workplace has changed the game!
01 February 2018