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Shira Bar Yosef on gender disparity in cybersecurity
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Ahead of International Women's Day, Claroty CCO, Shira Bar Yosef highlights the gender disparity in cybersecurity and technology.
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IWD 2023: Paving the way for the next generation of female leaders
Thu, 9th Mar 2023
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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.
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IWD 2023: It's simple - Empowered women empower women
Thu, 9th Mar 2023
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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.
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IWD 2023: Leading a Web3 Startup Through Uncertainty
Thu, 9th Mar 2023
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Female leaders from New Zealand, Scotland, and YouTube step down, urging us to examine the cultural origins of their resignations.
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IWD 2023: My advice for women in tech - dare to have a purpose
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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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.
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IWD 2023: Women in the modern workplace – culture needs to catch up
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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While COVID-19 had a devastating impact on global health and economies, it also acted as a catalyst for modernisation in the workplace.
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IWD 2023: My advice for Women in STEM - you belong
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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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.
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IWD 2023: Breaking Barriers for Women in the African Tech Industry
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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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.
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IWD 2023: The Art of Shifting Careers - from art to telco
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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From fine arts to tech, a woman of colour shares her journey of breaking barriers in a male-dominated industry. #TechTrailblazer #WomensDay.
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IWD 2023: Flexible working can reduce gender inequality by enabling mothers to stay in work
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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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.
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IWD 2023: Why women leaders are vital for innovation and diversity
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Tech industry still dominated by men- only 19% of UK tech workers are female. Urgent need to promote gender equality on #InternationalWomensDay.
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IWD 2023: Bridging the gender gap in cybersecurity
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with the rapid rollout of technology heightening the demand for IT security services.
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IWD 2023: Breaking through the stereotypes for diversity in cyber
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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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.
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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: Finding your leadership identity means defeating comparison culture
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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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.
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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: Why equity in the ICT world needs to start in primary school
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Inspiring young girls with the transformational power of technology will help close the sector’s stubbornly wide gender gap.
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IWD 2023: Why automation great for Local Government and their rate payers
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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The move to remote work was a seismic shift in the way their projects were managed and delivered for both staff and external consultants.
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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: Women in tech and innovation - the next frontier of fashion
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Combining the powerful force of technology with the personal and emotional threads of fashion is currently underrepresented and underappreciated in Australia.
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IWD 2023: Local Lessons About Driving Global Success
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Working from home can present challenges, but remote leadership can still be successful with effective communication, connection, and culture.
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IWD 2023: Closing the gender gap and promoting equality in innovation and tech
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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To promote gender equality in cybersecurity, it is essential to embrace both innovation and technology, as they have the power to transform the industry.
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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: 5 ways to create more balanced experiences in the workplace
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Findings from the Qualtrics study highlight the diverse gender experience gaps that exist in workplaces across Australia and New Zealand.