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IWD / International Women's Day stories

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Tesserent Academy trials cybersecurity sessions
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Tesserent Academy partners with Toorak College to deliver pioneering cybersecurity training, targeting 100 female Year 10 students.
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IWD 2024: Transformative tech key to supporting student wellbeing
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Higher Education institutions in the UK face considerable challenges as outdated tech intensifies problems around student wellbeing and retention.
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IWD 2024: In my first business, I exclusively hired working moms. Here’s why.
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Challenging stereotypes, a director recounts hiring working mothers for her first business, spotlighting their productivity and resilience, and championing gender equality.
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IWD 2024: DEI dilemmas: Why rethinking inclusivity is crucial
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On IWD 2024, addressing substantial gender pay gaps and shrinking DEI teams challenge the effectiveness of current strategies, demanding a strategic shift towards genuine inclusivity.
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IWD 2024: New paths for women into data analytics
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IWD 2024: Unconventional strategies such as mid-career resets and conversion courses seek to increase women's representation in data analytics, amid concerning gender gap.
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IWD 2024: How and why tech companies should help women reach the c-suite
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Revealing only 26% of UK tech staff are women, an op-ed explores how tech firms can secure gender balance and women's progress to leadership roles.
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IWD 2024: SocialFi is a new frontier – here’s what you need to know
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SocialFi, a blend of decentralised finance and social media, is gathering momentum, with platforms like KangaMoon and xNinja.Tech attracting thousands of users, and set to challenge traditional social media platforms.
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IWD 2024: Why we need to see more female leaders in Web3
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Ahead of IWD 2024, addressing gender disparity in Web3 is essential, with 94% of crypto executive roles held by men and the gender pay gap in the UK financial sector at 23.3%.
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IWD 2024: Fostering an unconditionally inclusive culture globally
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The global push for an unconditionally inclusive culture is underlined, spotlighting the critical roles tech industries play in promoting diversity and gender equality.
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IWD 2024: Navigating the workplace: The experience of women of colour in corporations
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IWD 2024: Unveiling the challenges faced by women of colour in corporations, shedding light on the importance of intersectional inclusion, and exploring advocacy strategies.
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IWD 2024: Let's create a secure digital world for women, together
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On International Women's Day 2024, it's a crucial necessity to jointly combat gender-based cyber crimes and establish a secure digital space for women worldwide.
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IWD 2024: A founders advice on breaking cybersecurity stereotypes
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A Singapore-based female founder offers advice on overcoming cybersecurity stereotypes and enhancing gender equality within the male-dominated industry.
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IWD 2024: How project management can be the ideal entry point into an exciting industry
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Amid a male-dominated ICT sector, project management emerges as a fruitful career for ambitious women, offering exciting opportunities and flexibility.
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IWD 2024: The lessons I’ve learned from a life on the move
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Mexican-born tech exec Brenda Lazcano shares her journey from Mexico to Australia, valuing diversity and promoting inclusion in the tech industry.
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IWD 2024: Why I’m a passionate advocate for inclusion in the IT sector
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Laura Thomson, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Fastly, shares her experiences breaking down barriers to promote diversity and inclusion in the sector.
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IWD 2024: To facilitate advancement in equality, we must replace legacy systems
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Replacement of longstanding systems with advancing technology is key to promoting equality and progress, as seen from this year's International Women's Day focus.
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IWD 2024: Scaling for success - vision, values, and people power
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International Women's Day 2024 calls for strategic company scaling, leveraging vision, values, and team motivation, in the pursuit of long-term, sustainable success.
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IWD 2024: Inspiring inclusivity through collective effort
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On International Women's Day 2024, businesses are urged to bolster inclusivity via collective efforts amidst reports that women continue to feel excluded, despite heightened DE&I investments.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers with resilience and gratitude
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business
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IWD 2024 illuminates the power of resilience and gratitude in overcoming life's challenges, as demonstrated by a woman who rose from adversity to establish her own successful business.
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IWD 2024: Why it’s time for a raise for women in tech
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New data exposes Australia's tech industry gender pay gap of 22.5%, underlining the urgent need to bolster fair compensation and career progression opportunities for women.
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IWD 2024: Business owners, it’s time to inspire inclusion
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In light of IWD 2024, business leaders are urged to inspire inclusionary practices as women still only constitute 28% of the tech workforce.
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IWD 2024: The human-AI synergy: Pioneering unity
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In a groundbreaking synergy of humans and AI, Threadicated's online stylist service uses their AI technology power to broaden fashion accessibility, insisting the human touch remains pivotal.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers in sportstech through cross-industry engagement
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Australia's sportstech sector, generating A$4.25 billion, fosters cross-industry collaboration leading to improved diversity and broader opportunities.
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IWD 2024: Three key traits for building an exemplary enterprise IT service team
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cloud services
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ai
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In a rapidly advancing tech industry, communication flexibility, active listening and client empathy are the key traits valued in enterprise IT service teams.