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EMPOWERING TECHWOMEN – Join TechWomen and be part of the diversity conversation

Looking back since the last TechWomen newsletter, I’m wondering where has the year gone?  We are now in July, and the last two months have been all go for us here at TechWomen. On June 13, we were proud winners of the CIO award for ShadowTech where the judges were impressed with TechWomen’s model for … Continue reading "EMPOWERING TECHWOMEN – Join TechWomen and be part of the diversity conversation"
ShadowTech

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
ShadowTech

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"
ShadowTech

#ShadowTech: Wellington Companies Promote ICT Opportunities to the Region’s Secondary School Girls

On Monday 21 May, 35 Wellington companies will host 150 secondary school girls for a day, gaining first-hand experience of ICT in its various applications. ShadowTech is an NZTech initiative, supported by the Wellington Institute of Technology and Whitireia Community Polytechnic, which is designed to encourage girls to think about study options and a career … Continue reading "#ShadowTech: Wellington Companies Promote ICT Opportunities to the Region’s Secondary School Girls"
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Research needed for more women get into tech careers

New Zealand needs more research on why younger generations of women are not considering a career in Tech and why we see a high dropout of women dropout of the workforce, a NZTech leader says.