IWD / International Women's Day stories
IWD 2023: Paving the way for the next generation of female leaders
The power of representation in STEM can’t be overlooked. Small acts of inclusivity have a lasting impact. Let’s foster a more diverse future. #WomenInSTEM.
IWD 2023: It's simple - Empowered women empower women
There was a time when she sat at the boardroom table with just one other woman present, but today Jean says she sees a lot more women becoming leaders.
IWD 2023: Leading a Web3 Startup Through Uncertainty
Female leaders from New Zealand, Scotland, and YouTube step down, urging us to examine the cultural origins of their resignations.
IWD 2023: Women in the modern workplace – culture needs to catch up
While COVID-19 had a devastating impact on global health and economies, it also acted as a catalyst for modernisation in the workplace.
IWD 2023: Breaking Barriers for Women in the African Tech Industry
While the number of women in senior leadership roles is increasing (such as mine), progress is sluggish, and women continue to encounter barriers to success.
IWD 2023: My advice for Women in STEM - you belong
Every one of us needs to make a conscious and concerted effort to create the platforms and make the space for every voice to be heard and opinion to be counted.
IWD 2023: My advice for women in tech - dare to have a purpose
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.
IWD 2023: The Art of Shifting Careers - from art to telco
From fine arts to tech, a woman of colour shares her journey of breaking barriers in a male-dominated industry. #TechTrailblazer #WomensDay.
IWD 2023: Why women leaders are vital for innovation and diversity
Tech industry still dominated by men- only 19% of UK tech workers are female. Urgent need to promote gender equality on #InternationalWomensDay.
IWD 2023: Flexible working can reduce gender inequality by enabling mothers to stay in work
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.
IWD 2023: Breaking through the stereotypes for diversity in cyber
Only 25% of cyber security professionals are women, leaving a big gap in perspectives for protecting the digital economy and online safety, says a new study.
IWD 2023: Bridging the gender gap in cybersecurity
Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with the rapid rollout of technology heightening the demand for IT security services.
IWD 2023: Why women are more attracted to problem-solving than technology
The theme for IWD is DigitAll: Innovation and technology for gender equality, highlighting the importance of technology in achieving gender equality.
IWD 2023: Finding your leadership identity means defeating comparison culture
I shifted my focus to honing my unique qualities and skills to become a manager, leader, and founder of a company in a way that comes authentically to me.
IWD 2023: Women don’t need special consideration, we need competence and motivation
Being in a progressive democracy like New Zealand provides an invaluable perspective: generally, women aren’t disadvantaged in the workplace.
IWD 2023: Why equity in the ICT world needs to start in primary school
Inspiring young girls with the transformational power of technology will help close the sector’s stubbornly wide gender gap.
IWD 2023: Why automation great for Local Government and their rate payers
The move to remote work was a seismic shift in the way their projects were managed and delivered for both staff and external consultants.
IWD 2023: Women form the majority of the unconnected population
Women are still under-represented in technology, but Vodafone aims to connect 20 million more women in Africa and Turkey by 2025. #EmbraceEquity.
IWD 2023: Women in tech and innovation - the next frontier of fashion
Combining the powerful force of technology with the personal and emotional threads of fashion is currently underrepresented and underappreciated in Australia.
IWD 2023: Local Lessons About Driving Global Success
Working from home can present challenges, but remote leadership can still be successful with effective communication, connection, and culture.
IWD 2023: Closing the gender gap and promoting equality in innovation and tech
To promote gender equality in cybersecurity, it is essential to embrace both innovation and technology, as they have the power to transform the industry.
IWD 2023: Connecting the Dots - True Crime and Women in Cyber
From true crime enthusiasts to cybersecurity: How some women’s aptitude for problem-solving could make them ideal for cybersecurity roles. .
IWD 2023: 5 ways to create more balanced experiences in the workplace
Findings from the Qualtrics study highlight the diverse gender experience gaps that exist in workplaces across Australia and New Zealand.
IWD 2023: How we can help women transform STEM fields
STEM industry lacking female representation in Australia, as women contribute to just 36% of STEM enrolments, says new report.