Microsoft are a long time FitT Platinum Sponsor and we are really appreciative of their generous support of women in the ICT industry, which enable us to bring our events and programs to fruition. We spoke to Preet Kaur, Technical Skills Lead within Marketing at Microsoft Australia, who wanted to promote the free Microsoft Virtual Training days […]
Domestic abuse experts are warning that the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s safety are only just beginning to be felt in Australia. Meet the women at WESNET helping women tackle technology-related abuse.
These two articles from Work180 include perspectives from Aussie women working in STEMM about their career journeys, goals and career advice; as well as a fascinating interview with to Renee Noble, Executive director of the Girls’ Programming Network.
What will Covid-19 mean for Diversity and Inclusion initiatives? What will the ‘new normal’ look like for women in the workplace? While it’s too early to answer, or even speculate as we emerge from lockdown – we’re happy to say it’s not all doom and gloom as these articles hint at a potentially more inclusive workplace ahead.
It seems almost an age ago (as with most things pre COVID-19), when we celebrated our Sydney and Melbourne International Women’s Day events with the topic of ‘Modern Slavery’.
Are you considering embarking on a new journey as a FitT mentor or mentee in 2020? Find out what it’s all about in this interview with our 2019 participants Jenni Dean and Fithri Shalihah, sharing tips on why mentoring is valuable for your career journey and how to make the most of your mentee/mentor relationship.
How much time have you spent in the past year enhancing your workplace skills? According to the Future of Jobs Report by the World Economic Forum, you should be spending around 25 days a year on professional learning activities, just to keep up with the rapid pace of change in the workplace – let alone […]
Veronica Lakin shares Optus' Diversity and Inclusion strategy, top initiatives for 2020 and how each of us can help make D&I a success.
When the highly successful American businesswoman and HuffPost founder Arianna Huffington physically collapsed from exhaustion, she turned the experience into a wake-up call about the need for better work-life balance. Recognising the link between well-being and performance, she went on to establish a Thrive Global, a platform for raising awareness about managing stress and preventing burnout. Although most of […]