Overcoming ICT’s barriers to diversity

Originally published on Computerworld on 30 May 2018 How students participating in the annual ShadowTech programme get early lessons on inclusive leadership

Two Hundred Secondary School Girls Experience ICT in the Capital

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"

Empowering TechWomen: Join us at Techweek; Mentor at ShadowTech; 100 TechWomen update

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.
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Step up to make a difference!

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!

Insights of a ShadowTech Day Mentor

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"