Ann Moffatt founded FitT in 1990, together with 16 other women in the IT industry. In this article, Ann shares her perspective on the biggest change she’s seen in the IT industry in the past 30 years, and the opportunities and issues that women face today and in the future. What’s the biggest change you’ve seen in the IT industry in the last 30 years? The biggest change I’ve seen in the last 30 years is the huge adoption of
Ann Moffatt started work in the Information Technology Industry in 1959. She has professional experience at all levels including programmer, analyst, designer, project manager, company manager and she has served on several company Boards. Ann’s career experience includes establishing and managing her own ICT services company, Technology Solutions, serving as the Director of the Institute of Information Technology and National Development Manager for the Australian Stock Exchange, and being the only female executive at AMP Society between 1975 and 1986.
Cloe WangICT Project Manager at Monash Health I’m Cloe Wang, a volunteer FitT Account Executive since May 2019. I’m originally from China, but studied in New Zealand and then fell in love with Melbourne, even the cold rainy days, so it’s my home now. As an ICT Project Manager, I do more than pulling a plan together. I love assisting people in transforming and adapting new technologies to make both life and work more effective and efficient. I’m a mum to
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 to everyone, and tell us why she thinks it’s important to continually acquire new skills, especially at a time when we may be exploring new