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Girls in STEM stories

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SAS & Malala Fund predict impact of climate change on girls' education
Mon 19 Apr 2021
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Malala Fund will use these findings to encourage leaders at the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference and beyond to take action.
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IWD 2021: What does the IT industry need to do to attract more women in the years ahead?
Fri 5 Mar 2021
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We need to actively create working environments that are attractive to women, including flexible working arrangements and equal opportunities for career development and salary, writes Tecala general manager for people and culture Renata Bastalic.
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GCSB names recipients of Women in STEM scholarships
Tue 2 Feb 2021
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The recipients each receive a $10,000 scholarship grant to support their STEM-related career path with the GCSB in fields such as computer science, engineering, and technical analysis.
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Ara & ImpactED hui inspires girls to follow tech passion
Thu 8 Oct 2020
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The aim of the hui was to provide a safe opportunity to understand and interact with digital technologies so that girls could see what kinds of career pathways they could take.
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Monique’s Story: From high school drop-out to Xero Software Developer
Mon 14 Sep 2020
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“Don’t let anyone hold you back. I didn’t even know that software development was a career option until I met someone in the industry, so asking around helps.”
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Mastercard extends free access to STEM curriculum for girls
Thu 2 Apr 2020
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Mastercard and education firm Scholastic have expanded free access to Mastercard’s STEM curriculum designed for 8-12 year-old girls.
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Callaghan Innovation empowers women in STEM careers
Mon 17 Feb 2020
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"STEM careers are much more dynamic than many expect, now powering creative industries and solving social and environmental problems.”
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On the front line: Perspectives from women in the tech industry
Fri 11 Oct 2019
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October 8 marked Ada Lovelace Day, a memorial for the first computer programmer. But it was a lot more than celebrating one woman’s achievements.
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Company-X encourages girls to rule NZ's tech industry
Tue 8 Oct 2019
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There aren’t too many women in STEM fields because there is an unconscious bias against women. This doesn’t just come from men, but other women too.
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Deloitte and AWS build advanced portal for Tech Girls Movement Foundation
Wed 11 Sep 2019
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Deloitte and Amazon Web Services have built and hosted a competition portal for the Tech Girls Movement Foundation (TGMF) to encourage more girls in Australia and New Zealand to get into STEM.
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Trade Me and GirlBoss kick off GirlBoss Awards for 2019
Wed 10 Jul 2019
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Diversity is a big challenge facing the STEM industries and as a large technology employer, Trade Me wants to help change that."
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Kiwi girls take on robotics world… and WIN
Thu 16 May 2019
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Tara Stevens (14) and Riley Pollard (11), from New Plymouth and Okato and the Nakibots team, beat 80 other teams from across the world.
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Mind Lab at MOTAT hosting event to promote young women in tech
Tue 14 May 2019
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Gender diversity in the tech industry is a hot topic around the world, but it’s one that New Zealand is looking to tackle head on.
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Two students win US apprenticeship with global data center giant
Tue 14 May 2019
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Park Place Technologies has been doing its bit to promote gender diversity in the IT industry.
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AWS launches new initiative to get more girls in IT
Thu 9 May 2019
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It is designed to introduce all Year 8 students (12-13 year olds) in the UK to cloud computing and digital skills.
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ACS says Federal Budget is promising, but still lacking
Thu 4 Apr 2019
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Following the announcement of Australia’s 2019 Federal Budget, as you would expect there have been mixed reactions, but ACS says there is progress.
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​​​​​​​Park Place jumps aboard girls in STEM initiative
Sat 9 Feb 2019
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​​​​​​​It’s no secret that the IT industry and data centre circles are short of female representation, and this trio hopes to help overcome that issue.
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GirlBoss wins 2018 YES Emerging Alumni of the Year Award
Tue 11 Dec 2018
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The people have spoken – GirlBoss CEO and founder Alexia Hilbertidou has been crowned this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Emerging Alumni of the Year.
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GCSB names Women in STEM scholarship winners
Tue 27 Nov 2018
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"The initiative came about after I had the agency undertake some intelligence on itself to see if our workforce was sufficiently diverse and inclusive to support our mission.”
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NZ and Aussie tech girls become superheroes in Silicon Valley
Tue 14 Aug 2018
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The next generation of New Zealand and Australian female entrepreneurs had the chance to pitch their apps to Silicon Valley’s top executives.
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NZTech programme aims to encourage more young girls into tech
Tue 22 May 2018
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Curran spoke to nearly 200 secondary school girls taking part in ShadowTech 2018.
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Vodafone fuels new course to tackle AU's low female STEM employment rate
Mon 13 Nov 2017
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"There is a lack of understanding about job prospects and roles for women in male-dominated STEM fields.”
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New Zealand live science show Nanogirl heading to Abu Dhabi
Tue 24 Oct 2017
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The Nanogirl Live! Show will be part of the November Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2017.
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