Gender equality stories
Winner of ESET woman in cybersecurity scholarship announced
This year’s winner is Shradha Angrish, who is studying mechanical engineering with mathematical and computer sciences at the University of Adelaide.
IWD 2023: The Art of Shifting Careers - from art to telco
From moulding sculptures and art collections, to telco towers, I decided to educate myself on current trends, and the emergence of the digital era immediately drew my eye.
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: 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: Breaking through the stereotypes for diversity in cyber
As a cyber security professional looking to create innovative software to solve new problems in creative ways, I know that a diverse team achieves great results.
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 26.7% of Women in Tech is not nearly enough
Women only make up 36% of enrolments in university STEM courses and just 16% of enrolments in vocational STEM courses.
IWD 2023: How demonstrating your expertise can help other women get on in the ICT industry
There are abundant opportunities for ambitious, intelligent women to pursue interesting and rewarding careers, and we're seeing more of them rising up the ranks in vendor and service provider organisations.
IWD 2023: Why gender equality requires more than corporate policies
Australia's technology companies have adopted a range of policies designed to support gender equity and equality in the workplace, but much work remains to be done.
IWD 2023: How technology can help us move beyond gender quotas
Looking at the stats, Australia doesn't have the best scorecard when it comes to gender equality in the workplace. Especially after the COVID pandemic, which disproportionately impacted women.
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: Supporters in high places - How a sponsor can send your career soaring
Access to someone more experienced, whether from the same industry or the broader business sphere, who’s able to act as a role model can help women and men develop professionally at all stages of their careers.
IWD 2023: Taking two steps forward towards gender equity in a hybrid working world
Hybrid work arrangements have the potential to create gaps between those who work from home and those who work in the office, regardless of gender.
IWD 2023: Investing in Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality
Organisations today must strive to constantly recalibrate their processes to promote a diverse, inclusive, and progressive workplace culture.
IWD 2023: How to overcome inequity and secure a satisfying career
Life isn’t fair and many people find themselves in challenging circumstances that make it hard to get out of the starting blocks.
IWD 2023: Women in Technology - A Perspective from the Academics
Being a subset of STEM, the information systems and technology space has also been male-dominated and riddled with gender biases and stereotypes.
IWD 2023: How programs can contribute to a healthier gender balance
Greater female representation in Australian ICT organisations won’t come about by accident, notes BeyondTrust’s VP Talent Management, Laura Edwards-Lassner
IWD 2023: How organizations can reduce gender bias with Data Science and AI
Despite the immense growth the region has seen in recent years, a majority of consumers continue to be unbanked or underbanked.