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Who the backers back: Why diversity in Australian VC funding portfolios should be made public
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Diverse companies outperform less diverse peers, McKinsey report shows, prompting calls for Australian venture capital funds to publicly disclose diversity levels within their investment portfolios.
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AI adoption in UK risks job losses for women & disadvantaged groups
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The rapid adoption of AI in the UK may exacerbate job losses for women and disadvantaged groups, warns a new government report, urging immediate action to mitigate potential inequalities.
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Influencer endorsements could harm festive sales, Storyblok suggests
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Storyblok's research suggests influencer advertising could depreciate festive sales, with 25% of shoppers discouraged by them.
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Physical activity could help improve sleep, highlights Women in Data study
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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A Women in Data study suggests daily physical activity could enhance sleep quality and duration, especially in men.
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Progress in tech diversity as more businesses set targets
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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British tech firms are making notable strides in diversity, with over half setting explicit diversity targets, a report reveals.
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Diversity in tech on the rise with new hiring strategies, study shows
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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Diversity in the tech industry is growing, with over half the businesses setting diversity targets, a study reveals.
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NSW launches initiative to bridge projected digital skills gap by 2030
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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NSW launches pioneering venture, the Digital Skills and Workforce Compact, to address expected 85,000 digital worker shortfall by 2030.
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Salesforce fulfils pledge to offer 500,000 upskilling opportunities for women
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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Salesforce surpasses pledge by providing 500,000 upskilling opportunities for women in the Indo-Pacific region.
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UK government to invest £17m in AI & data science scholarships
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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UK government commits £17m to foster diversity in AI with 2,000 data science scholarships aimed at underrepresented groups.
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Digital Poverty Alliance hosts UK discussions on inclusive technology future
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Digital Poverty Alliance leads industry talks on eradicating digital poverty for a more inclusive UK tech future.
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Aston University women triumph at Midlands Women in Tech Awards 2023
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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Two women from Aston University shine at the Midlands Women in Tech Awards, earning top honours in academia and tech.
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Call for action on UK digital skills gap for women
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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UK leaders call for action to alleviate the digital skills gap, especially for women, amid rising tech sector demand.
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DUAPAY solution empowers women-led businesses in Fiji
Wed, 27th Sep 2023
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Mastercard and partners have launched a new mobile payment acceptance solution to unlock the potential of women entrepreneurs in Fiji.
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IWD 2023: Supporting Women in the Workplace, Beyond International Women's Day
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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The past decade alone has seen big changes to female representation in the workplace, but there's still a long way to go.
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IWD 2023: Encouraging the next generation of women into the tech industry
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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While women make up 51% of the population and half of the workforce, they account for just 16% of the Quantity Surveying profession.
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Promoting Diversity and Equity in an inclusive workplace
Tue, 31st Jan 2023
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Banking sector in ANZ leading in gender diversity with 13% female CEOs, almost double last year's figure, according to new report. #DEI #leadership.
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Spark launches scholarship for women, Māori, and Pasifika
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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Qrious, Spark Business Group’s AI and data analytics specialist, has a NZ$1 million scholarship programme for women, Māori and Pasifika.
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EXCLUSIVE: Why women in IT makes good business sense - Dicker Data
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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Dicker Data, an Australian tech company, leads the way in female representation with a 40% female workforce and a 50/50 male to female board ratio.
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Disconnection anxiety hitting home for Kiwis
Thu, 25th Feb 2016
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A new survey reveals just how much of an impact the internet is having on Kiwis - and our anxiety when disconnected.
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Tuanz sets ambitious goal for Kiwi business digital tech use
Tue, 6th Oct 2015
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Tuanz has set itself the bold goal of making sure that New Zealand is among the top 10 countries for digital technology business use by 2020.
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Tech leaders elected to Kiwi IT body
Tue, 9th Dec 2014
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Ian Taylor takes the helm as president of NZ's IITP, with Mike Dennehy as deputy, vowing to drive IT sector collaboration and diversity.
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Is NZ hi-tech industry starting to address gender imbalance?
Wed, 23rd Apr 2014
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Qual IT, New Zealand's largest independent IT Quality & Testing provider, appoints Angela Nash as CEO.
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GrabOne: Kiwis cash in on wining and dining deals this Christmas
Tue, 17th Dec 2013
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Food and wine lovers rejoice: casual dining is among the most popular items for Kiwi online deal purchasers heading into Christmas.
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Is the IT industry still only for men?
Thu, 3rd Nov 2011
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If you're a woman in the tech sector, IT Brief editor Angelique Jurd wants to hear from you.