A survey found over 65 percent of the Australian workforce would like to see more women in leadership roles, with almost half the women women surveyed stating they would like to pursue a leadership role in the future.
A coworking space with fifty desks opened on Harris Street in Ultimo in April 2011 with just three simple criteria for accepting members: they had to be working on something scaleable, have skills to share, and be willing to build their own desk. Almost seven years on with branches in Brisbane and Shanghai, it sometimes […]
The Victorian government’s independent startup body, LaunchVic has partnered with Silicon Valley organisation Change Catalyst to host its Tech Inclusion Conference in Melbourne in February.
Though the percentage of women in the company has not changed over the last year, Apple has upped the representation of groups historically underrepresented in tech in its new US hires.
The WiRE program works to research entrepreneurship and build frameworks which can help support women founders across the state.
AgTech has been flagged as having the potential to grow into a $100 billion industry by 2030, but current diversity stats in the sector must be addressed.
A notable trend in the Australian EduTech space right now is an acute awareness around the need to proactively support particular niche groups.
The IGEA has announced the launch of The Working Lunch, a program which aims to equip women looking to enter the gaming industry with skills and mentorship.
Tank Stream Labs has announced that it will be hosting ‘Female Entrepreneur Week’ to support female entrepreneurs and increase diversity.
The Government has announced $34 million in funding grants for startups and organisations working on innovative services within the aged care space.
Envato has expanded upon its existing sponsorship of Melbourne-based social enterprise Code Like a Girl, becoming a national partner to help the organisation further build upon its aim to get more Australian girls and women into the tech sector.
The organisation has also begun compiling resources around diversity and inclusion, highlighting best practice and programs to help community members with their own efforts to improve.
Promising female tech talent will be given the opportunity to effect change within Victoria’s public sector through the Code for Victoria II program.
The first run of DevelopHER is done and dusted and a veritable success: the three participants have each been offered a permanent role at MYOB.
Work Club is a “lifestyle” coworking space offers startups of an opportunity to extend beyond their comfort zone and branch towards innovating new ideas.