Reports and resources

Learn about women, diversity and talent in the workplace

Here’s a small collection of reading and resource materials focused on tech careers, women, and workplace diversity.

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Reports and papers

October 2019

Women in the Workplace is the largest comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America. In 2015, McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.Org launched the study to help companies advance diversity in the workplace. Since then, close to 600 companies have participated in the study, more than a quarter of a million people were surveyed on their workplace experiences. Every year, the number of companies participating in this study has increased.

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March 2018

Women in Business: beyond policy to progress

Global annual report from Grant Thornton on women in business. In this year’s report Women in Business: Whilst businesses globally have taken one step forward and one step back on women in leadership, New Zealand has taken two firm steps back. Report from: Grant Thornton

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June 2018

Women in the Workplace

Women in the Workplace 2018 is the largest comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America. Since 2015, LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company have published this report annually to give companies and employees the information they need to advance women and improve gender diversity within their organizations Study from: McKinsey&Company

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April 2014

The Case for Investing in Women

Research over the last decade has proven that companies benefit when they actively recruit, develop, and advance women. This paper summarises these research findings and insights, presenting the key advantages organizations can expect to gain by improving the balance of women in the workforce. Paper from: Anita Borg Institute

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June 2017

Decoding Diversity

How to attract and retain girls and women in tech education. A guide for education and training providers seeking inspiration to encourage greater numbers of women and girls into digital technology education programmes. Prepared by: Ministry for Women

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Other online resources