Media Releases

Gender-balanced tech firms make much bigger profits

Gender-balanced tech firms are up to 40 percent more profitable and it is important that Kiwi companies and leaders acknowledge and accept that when hiring staff, the new executive director of Tech Women NZ says.
NZTech News

Let’s encourage improvement!

Do you tire of having to explain to colleagues, yet again, the benefits of diversity? Sometimes, it seems that our mission to celebrate and promote diversity in the tech sector falls on deaf ears. Let’s be honest, diversity and inclusion is a particularly sensitive issue and it is not well understood. I have found there … Continue reading "Let’s encourage improvement!"
Industry News

How MBIE is encouraging diversity in tech!

New Zealand’s tech sector is growing, and assisting and fostering this growth is a key focus for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). Within MBIE, the Digital Economy team was established in 2015 to support and encourage continued growth, working closely with the wider digital community. Growth can be achieved by encouraging start-ups, … Continue reading "How MBIE is encouraging diversity in tech!"
NZTech News

NZTech Q&A: Priti Ambani

We asked the newly appointed Visa’s Everywhere Initiative New Zealand judge about empowering women in tech and what motivates her.  What drives you to make a difference? I think we live in incredible times and now, more than ever before, we are in a position to make a difference that means shared prosperity for all … Continue reading "NZTech Q&A: Priti Ambani"
NZTech News

Step up to make a difference!

I recently joined the NZTech Women High Impact Team, with the honour of being the group’s first male representative. This has significantly improved the teams gender diversity to a proportion not far off the percentage of women in tech in New Zealand businesses!