As part of our commitment to advancing Women in Tech, we welcome you to apply for a spot in the 2019 TechWomen Mentoring Circle programme in Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland.
25 February 2019
A New Zealand start-up company, RIP Global, is among eight companies to be selected for the next women-only Springboard Enterprises Australia (SBE) accelerator programme. SBE Australia, a not-for-profit with the first female-only startup accelerator in Australia, says the founders, lead successful businesses in industries including healthtech, agritech, real estate, wellness and fashion.
10 April 2018
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #PressForProgress and with good reason. Unfortunately, data shows that the gender gap is widening across the globe, instead of taking 170 years to close the gap at the current rate of progress, it is estimated that gender parity across the world will take over two centuries.
18 March 2018
Artificial intelligence, or AI, is the next wave of technology and New Zealand must present a fresh window to help encourage women into tech roles.
07 March 2018
New Zealand’s tech sector is growing, and assisting and fostering this growth is a key focus for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). Within MBIE, the Digital Economy team was established in 2015 to support and encourage continued growth, working closely with the wider digital community.
16 November 2017
13 September 2017
The Ministry of Business and Employment (MBIE) and the Ministry for Women today launched a pilot to attract more women back into the technology sector. Based in Wellington, Return to IT assists women with a digital technology backgrounds to return to work in the sector after taking a career break of between two and five … Continue reading "Return to IT pilot encourages Women into Tech"
Computer programming jobs have previously struggled to attract women, but new technologies are providing substantial opportunities for a growing number of young girls seeking tech jobs, NZTech government relations director Andrea Hancox says.
19 April 2017