Te Papa digital chief one of 15 women in top group

Janine Casas
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Media Release, TechWomen

Te Papa Tongarewa museum’s first chief digital officer Melissa Firth, who built a digital team almost from scratch, has been named among the top 100 CIOs in New Zealand for 2018.

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Kiwi company selected in women-only Australian tech accelerator

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Media Release, TechWomen

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.

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#PressforProgress for more diversity in tech

Georgia Taylor
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TechWomen

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.

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AI provides window to get women into tech

Georgia Taylor
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AI Forum, Media Release, TechWomen

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.

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Encouraging signs of more Kiwi women in tech

Georgia Taylor
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Media Release, NZTech Women

The worm has turned in the tech world as a wave of females are joining the tech community, according to national and global reports.

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NZTech Q&A: Edwina Mistry

Georgia Taylor
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NZTech News, NZTech Women

Meet TechWomen’s newly appointed executive director, Edwina Mistry. Here she shares the best advice she’s been given, what makes her tick and her favourite productivity tips.

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with us

Georgia Taylor
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NZTech Women

Join TechWomen for lunch on 8 March, as we showcase local ‘When Diversity Counts’ stories in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Hear inspiring stories of when diversity in the workplace has changed the game!

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Gender-balanced tech firms make much bigger profits

Georgia Taylor
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NZTech Women

Gender-balanced tech firms are up to 40 percent more profitable and it is important that Kiwi companies and leaders acknowledge and accept that when hiring staff, the new executive director of Tech Women NZ says.

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Let’s encourage improvement!

Chantal Thomas
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NZTech News, NZTech Women

Do you tire of having to explain to colleagues, yet again, the benefits of diversity? Sometimes, it seems that our mission to celebrate and promote diversity in the tech sector falls on deaf ears. Let’s be honest, diversity and inclusion is a particularly sensitive issue and it is not well understood.

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NZTech Q&A: Sonya Williams

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, NZTech News

Sonya Williams is driven to solve big problems using technology and wants to help more people do the same! She has recently been appointed as NZTech board intern and shares her startup story.

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