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'Women in STEM' shine at Ideas of India Summit 3.0
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At the Ideas of India Summit 3.0, top-ranking women in STEM, including ISRO's Nandini Harinath, shared their career journeys, emphasising the importance of education and support.
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REGnosys & WISE partnership targets gender disparity in tech
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REGnosys allies with WISE to combat gender disparity in technology, emphasising female role models to inspire more women into STEM careers.
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Setting the AI agenda in 2024: what does the C-suite think?
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AI's impact on nearly 40% of jobs requires swift actions to ensure compliance in 2024, but a gap in technical knowledge poses challenges.
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Micro-credentials advance workplace diversity and inclusion
Mon, 30th Oct 2023
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Micro-credentials are key in enhancing diversity and inclusivity in the commercial landscape and addressing employment issues, says D2L.
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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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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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Datacom, Yoobee partnership to increase women in tech
Wed, 10th May 2023
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The partnership delivers course-to-career scholarships and help balance the gender scales by supporting more women into New Zealand's technology workforce.
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Schneider Electric appoints Mark Yeeles as VP for Secure Power Division in UK & Ireland
Thu, 16th Mar 2023
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Mark Yeeles appointed new VP for Schneider Electric's Secure Power division in the UK & Ireland to drive growth of sustainable data centre solutions.
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IWD 2023: Why women are more attracted to problem-solving than technology
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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The theme for IWD is DigitAll: Innovation and technology for gender equality, highlighting the importance of technology in achieving gender equality.
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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: Women form the majority of the unconnected population
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Women are still under-represented in technology, but Vodafone aims to connect 20 million more women in Africa and Turkey by 2025. #EmbraceEquity.
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IWD 2023: Connecting the Dots - True Crime and Women in Cyber
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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From true crime enthusiasts to cybersecurity: How some women’s aptitude for problem-solving could make them ideal for cybersecurity roles. .
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IWD 2023: How women in tech can ‘embrace equity’ by supporting each other
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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When women support and empower each other, we can both increase gender diversity in tech and create real change in the community and our workplaces.
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IWD 2023: Diverse perspectives for post pandemic regeneration
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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As businesses look to achieve greater output efficiency following years of stagnation, they often need not look further than their people.
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IWD 2023: How men can, and should, support women in tech
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Advocating for women and helping to bridge the gender gap in tech is not something done on the side. Instead, it must become a mindset.
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IWD 2023: Listen, learn and lean in to improve equity
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Gender equity, diversity, and inclusion are crucial in the workplace. Listening to every voice is the fundamental first step in promoting sustainable change.
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IWD 2023: Growing and leading high-performing teams during times of rapid change
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Now more than ever, leaders must ensure they are supporting their teams to learn and adopt digital technologies that can make our lives and our work better.
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Tech investor Alan Jones joins Third Hemisphere as Tech & Investments Director
Fri, 3rd Mar 2023
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Alan Jones, renowned tech investor and founder of M8 Ventures, joins Third Hemisphere as Tech and Investments Director to advise a growing list of clients.
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Sidekicker appoints Dee Kulkarni as Head of Product
Fri, 30th Sep 2022
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Sidekicker, an Australian staffing start-up, has appointed a new female-dominant leadership team amid internal promotions and new recruits.
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SAS launches human-focused responsible innovation initiative
Tue, 17th May 2022
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big data
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payroll systems
SAS has launched a responsible innovation initiative, furthering its commitment to equity and putting people first.
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PPDS appoints Alison Maxson as Marketing Manager
Mon, 14th Mar 2022
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Alison Maxson leads at AVIXA Women & heads PPDS marketing in NA.
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International Women’s Day honored with virtual coffee talk
Thu, 24th Feb 2022
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Rocket Software will be hosting its quarterly Women Leaders in Technology Coffee Talk on International Women's Day,.
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SAS named as one of Asia’s Best Workplaces for 2020
Wed, 8th Apr 2020
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The award recognises SAS’ corporate culture through means such as creativity, inclusivity, innovation, and work/life balance, and the impact on employees.
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Proposed RBNZ changes should ensure a level playing field - Kiwibank
Tue, 2nd Jul 2019
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Kiwibank insists on equal footing amid RBNZ capital review.