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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Inspired by stories of diversity

Chantal Thomas
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NZTech Women

Recently, I have attended several events with inspirational speakers exploring diversity.  Together, these talks have helped strengthen my understanding of diversity and how it really works in organisations.

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How MBIE is encouraging diversity in tech!

Chantal Thomas
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NZTech Women, Skills & Talent

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.

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NZTech Q&A: Priti Ambani

Chantal Thomas
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NZTech News, NZTech Women

We asked the newly appointed Visa’s Everywhere Initiative New Zealand judge about empowering women in tech and what motivates her. 

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Return to IT pilot encourages Women into Tech

Jackie Clark
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Uncategorised

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 years. Successful applicants will be offered an opportunity to be placed with a participating organisation, or assistance with seeking employment in the IT sector.

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Step up to make a difference!

Chantal Thomas
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NZTech News, NZTech Women

I recently joined the NZTech Women High Impact Team, with the honour of being the group’s first male representative. This has significantly improved the teams gender diversity to a proportion not far off the percentage of women in tech in New Zealand businesses!

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Breaking stereotypes essential to inspire girls into tech

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZTech Women

This morning on TVNZ’s Breakfast show, NZTech’s Andrea Hancox discussed busting tech stereotypes.   Watch the interview here.

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Upcoming Events

Mar 08

TechWomen Lunch Auckland

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mar 08

TechWomen Lunch Wellington

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mar 08

TechWomen Lunch Christchurch

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm