Ann Moffatt, a legend of Australian IT and a long time champion of women’s role in the industry, has released her long-awaited biography. ‘The IT Girl: 50 years as a woman working in the Information Technology industry’ is the story of how a young girl who grew up in wartime England defied convention to become one of Britain’s top computer programmers. In a society and a profession dominated by males she had to constantly prove her abilities, which she did
Microsoft recently partnered with the Australian Financial Review to unite some of Australia’s most respected leaders for a thoughtful examination of how this unprecedented health and economic crisis is transforming the way we live, work, govern, learn and do business. The Reimagine Series aims to spark new thinking and ideas across societal, economic, business and people factors that could inform and influence the reimagination of your business in 2020 and beyond. Session 1: Recalibrating Society What have we just been through? What
Despite our best intentions, gender equity is constantly being derailed by a range of largely cultural factors. Initiatives don’t work unless organisations also address; resistance to change, implications of culture, unconscious bias, societal norms. Now is the time to act! When viewed in conjunction with the 2017 Report (based on 2015-16 WGEA data) this report helps organisations to review the progress of their Gender Diversity Score (GDS) using data points over a two year period. How did your company rate?