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
13 June 2018
The TechWomen programme ShadowTech won the engaging youth in ICT gong at the annual New Zealand CIO awards in Auckland last night. The initiative run by TechWomen, part of the NZTech community, provides years 9 to 11 schoolgirls an opportunity to experience what working in a tech job is like, encouraging them onto education pathways … Continue reading "ShadowTech wins award – go women in tech!"
Originally published on Computerworld on 30 May 2018 How students participating in the annual ShadowTech programme get early lessons on inclusive leadership
30 May 2018
21 May 2018
Today 200 secondary school girls converged in the Capital at Te Auaha New Zealand Institute of Creativity to experience ICT for the day as part of ShadowTech. The Wellington ShadowTech is the first in a nationwide series of technology-focused events up and down the country. ShadowTech’s Executive Director, Edwina Mistry addressed the girls at Wellington’s … Continue reading "Two Hundred Secondary School Girls Experience ICT in the Capital"
17 May 2018
The ShadowTech youth development programme has been selected as a finalist for the Engaging Youth in ICT award; part of the 2018 CIO Awards for New Zealand. ShadowTech is an annual technology career experience day for girls in years 9-11, who meet in their regional centres to hear from local tech leaders and are then … Continue reading "CIO Awards Recognises ShadowTech: Engaging Girls beyond Coding"
Welcome to the first newsletter of TechWomen! It’s been three months since I joined TechWomen in the role of Executive Director, and there has never been a dull moment with so many initiatives and projects on the go. For those who haven’t met me before, please feel free to connect with me directly on LinkedIn.
14 May 2018
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!
31 August 2017
14 May 2017
‘Women in tech’ is unfortunately not a phrase heard often enough. We are all aware of the gender divide between men and women in IT, but instead of asking ‘how can we fix it?’ we tend to get stuck in the negative mindset of the ‘that’s just the way it is’. If you are working … Continue reading "Launch pad for next generation of female tech leaders"
04 May 2017
Eva Sherwood is an Account Executive at Oracle New Zealand, and serves on the Board of NZTech as a representative for major corporates. She began her career in I.T. in 2007, after studying degrees in Psychology and Business, then completing a post-grad diploma in Software Testing. Eva’s passionate about encouraging more young women to consider … Continue reading "Insights of a ShadowTech Day Mentor"