Girls in STEM stories
IWD 2023: Time to embrace equity to support women In tech
In championing women in ICT, we must create equitable conditions for female ICT students and professionals to flourish at every stage of their career.
IWD 2023: Architecting change to truly embrace equity
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, closing the global gender gap has increased by a generation from 99.5 years to 135.6 years.
IWD 2023: Applying for the role now helps future women in STEM
Women apply for 20% fewer jobs than men, often feeling they need to meet 100% of the criteria. But it's time to change that mindset. #WomenInSTEM.
SAS & Malala Fund predict impact of climate change on girls' education
Malala Fund will use these findings to encourage leaders at the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference and beyond to take action.
IWD 2021: What does the IT industry need to do to attract more women in the years ahead?
IT industry needs to promote tech roles, increase work placements & provide equal opportunities for women, says report. #WomeninTech #STEM.
GCSB names recipients of Women in STEM scholarships
GCSB awards Women in STEM scholarships to three recipients, supporting their careers in science and technology.
Ara & ImpactED hui inspires girls to follow tech passion
Christchurch firms aim to inspire young girls to pursue careers in tech, hosting a virtual tour and hands-on experience.
Monique’s Story: From high school drop-out to Xero Software Developer
Monique Warrington, a 22-year-old software developer at Xero, has defied New Zealand's gender statistics in the tech sector.
Mastercard extends free access to STEM curriculum for girls
Mastercard and education firm Scholastic have expanded free access to Mastercard’s STEM curriculum designed for 8-12 year-old girls.
Callaghan Innovation empowers women in STEM careers
New Zealand's Callaghan Innovation and Hutt Science hosted female students in science and technology to tackle the industry's gender imbalance.
On the front line: Perspectives from women in the tech industry
October 8 marked Ada Lovelace Day, a memorial for the first computer programmer. But it was a lot more than celebrating one woman’s achievements.
Company-X encourages girls to rule NZ's tech industry
There aren’t too many women in STEM fields because there is an unconscious bias against women. This doesn’t just come from men, but other women too.
Deloitte and AWS build advanced portal for Tech Girls Movement Foundation
Deloitte and AWS boost TGMF's STEM contest, aiming to empower more Australasian girls in tech.
Trade Me and GirlBoss kick off GirlBoss Awards for 2019
Nominations are open for the 2019 GirlBoss Awards, celebrating young Kiwi women shaping the future of New Zealand.
Kiwi girls take on robotics world… and WIN
Tara Stevens (14) and Riley Pollard (11), from New Plymouth and Okato and the Nakibots team, beat 80 other teams from across the world.
Mind Lab at MOTAT hosting event to promote young women in tech
Gender diversity in the tech industry is a hot topic around the world, but it’s one that New Zealand is looking to tackle head on.
Two students win US apprenticeship with global data center giant
Park Place fosters gender diversity in IT with women's STEM apprenticeship win.
AWS launches new initiative to get more girls in IT
It is designed to introduce all Year 8 students (12-13 year olds) in the UK to cloud computing and digital skills.
ACS says Federal Budget is promising, but still lacking
Following the announcement of Australia’s 2019 Federal Budget, as you would expect there have been mixed reactions, but ACS says there is progress.
Park Place jumps aboard girls in STEM initiative
It’s no secret that the IT industry and data centre circles are short of female representation, and this trio hopes to help overcome that issue.
GirlBoss wins 2018 YES Emerging Alumni of the Year Award
The people have spoken – GirlBoss CEO and founder Alexia Hilbertidou has been crowned this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Emerging Alumni of the Year.
GCSB names Women in STEM scholarship winners
GCSB grants £30k scholarships to trio of women in STEM, boosting diversity and skills in the sector.
NZ and Aussie tech girls become superheroes in Silicon Valley
The next generation of New Zealand and Australian female entrepreneurs had the chance to pitch their apps to Silicon Valley’s top executives.
NZTech programme aims to encourage more young girls into tech
NZ Minister Curran urges more young women to join tech sector, battling gender stereotypes and imbalance.