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  • Industry aligns to fight for STEM gender equity

    Ninety per cent of coding and engineering is done by men, according to Flamingo Ai founder and executive director, Dr Catriona Wallace.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien04 Sept. 19 11:11
  • CIO interview: STIHL's Therese Chakour-West

    Thirteen years as the head of IT at power tools manufacturer, STIHL Australia - a traditionally male dominated industry and aimed typically at a male audience - Therese Chakour-West is not daunted by the job.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien28 Aug. 19 16:02
  • Claudine Ogilvie joins Youi board

    Jetstar CIO Claudine Ogilvie has joined the board of insurance organisation, Youi.

    Written by Byron Connolly23 March 18 14:28
  • Aussie startup scene ‘spaghetti-on-the-wall’: SBE chair Topaz Conway

    Calling the current state of the Australian startup and innovation scene the ‘flavour of the month,” veteran entrepreneur, director and angel investor, Topaz Conway, said business people - particularly women - need to be wary of the ‘fly-by-night’ atmosphere.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien31 Jan. 18 11:00
Features about women in it
  • Do We Need a Title IX for STEM Workers?

    Senior government official says the landmark education reform bill is a possible template for addressing shortage of technical workers and bridging the gender gap in IT.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin16 May 14 23:57
  • Leadership's tug of war

    Women in IT face cultural and career barriers in their jobs. But those who also hold senior c-level positions face a double set of pressures – gender and business-based issues.

    Written by Tim Mendham18 Feb. 14 09:08
  • The Executive Woman's Guide to Mentoring

    Every stage in your career progress requires new skills. Sometimes, the knowledge you need to acquire is technical minutiae that can best be learned with a more experienced practitioner at your elbow. At other times, you need advice about developing business skills, or help deciding which new position to accept. Such advice can be acquired haphazardly, or it can come from a mentoring relationship.

    Written by Esther Schindler08 Jan. 10 08:19
  • Recruting for a More Diverse IT Staff: Seven Tips

    Diversity (or lack thereof) in IT has been a hot topic in the news and among our clients in recent months. And it's true: IT departments are notorious for their lack of diversity, and the problem is only getting worse. Over the past few years, the number of women and underrepresented minorities (URMs) in IT has been dropping steadily. CIOs and other IT leaders can follow these simple steps to attract and retain women and URMs into their IT departments.

    Written by Rachel Dines25 Nov. 09 08:48
  • Women in IT Delay Family for Careers, Still Miss Top Jobs

    One-third of technical women wait to start families in order to advance their IT careers, according to new research on mid-career technical women. Nearly 10 percent forgo having children altogether--and despite these moves, women are still struggling to win executive roles in IT.

    Written by Meridith Levinson21 Oct. 08 13:52
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