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Hewlett Packard opens first 'Saudi Made' server facility with female-led workforce
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Hewlett Packard's debut Saudi Made server production facility, majority-led by female workforce, manufactures ProLiant servers in collaboration with Alfanar, advancing Saudi's Vision 2030 and AI technology fronts.
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IWD 2024: In my first business, I exclusively hired working moms. Here’s why.
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Challenging stereotypes, a director recounts hiring working mothers for her first business, spotlighting their productivity and resilience, and championing gender equality.
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IWD 2024: DEI dilemmas: Why rethinking inclusivity is crucial
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On IWD 2024, addressing substantial gender pay gaps and shrinking DEI teams challenge the effectiveness of current strategies, demanding a strategic shift towards genuine inclusivity.
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IWD 2024: How and why tech companies should help women reach the c-suite
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Revealing only 26% of UK tech staff are women, an op-ed explores how tech firms can secure gender balance and women's progress to leadership roles.
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IWD 2024: Why we need to see more female leaders in Web3
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Ahead of IWD 2024, addressing gender disparity in Web3 is essential, with 94% of crypto executive roles held by men and the gender pay gap in the UK financial sector at 23.3%.
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IWD 2024: A founders advice on breaking cybersecurity stereotypes
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A Singapore-based female founder offers advice on overcoming cybersecurity stereotypes and enhancing gender equality within the male-dominated industry.
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IWD 2024: Why it’s time for a raise for women in tech
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New data exposes Australia's tech industry gender pay gap of 22.5%, underlining the urgent need to bolster fair compensation and career progression opportunities for women.
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IWD 2024: Empower Women Developers in the Open-Source Community
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Celebrating International Women's Day 2024, we reflect on the strides towards gender equality in the open-source software community, with focus on empowering women developers.
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IWD 2024: The demand for more women in tech deepens
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IWD 2024 hails the call for more women in the technology sector as the industry diversifies women's communication skills, empathy and creative problem-solving abilities.
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IWD 2024: 2024 International Women's Day: Celebrating women in tech all year round
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On International Women's Day 2024, the tech industry reaffirms commitment to continual, year-round celebratory efforts to highlight female success and promote inclusivity.
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IWD 2024: The success mantra for women technologists
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Leading women in technology and law show resilience and determination, illuminating the challenges and possibilities in predominantly male fields.
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IWD 2024: Funding - The key to empowering female entrepreneurs in the UK
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As mere 2p in every £1 invested in early-stage UK businesses goes to women, the IWD 2024 focus is on addressing the disparity in funding for female entrepreneurs.
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IWD 2024: Collaboration is key to driving diversity in tech
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Stereotypes hamper women's progress in tech, with only 24% reaching leadership roles in 2023. Collaboration and mentorship are essential to fostering diversity, driving innovation, and breaking barriers.
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IWD 2024: Inspiring more women in technology - why representation is key
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On International Women's Day 2024, the focus is inspiring more women towards technology and the critical role of representation in overcoming systemic gender disparity in STEM fields.
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IWD 2024: International Women's Day 2024: Realising your own potential
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The edtech industry continues to evolve as a promising avenue for women to realise their full potential through various roles.
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IWD 2024: Breaking the glass ceiling – Having a seat at a gender-disbalanced table
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Invisible barriers, or 'glass ceilings', still hold back women and minorities in the workplace - facing these biases can push individuals and companies towards a more inclusive future.
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IWD 2024: Empowering Women in Tech: A Q&A with a female developer
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For IWD 2024, a Q&A with developer Katie Rose Murphy Crowe sheds light on the experiences of women in tech, sharing crucial career advice and emphasising the significance of supporting each other and promoting inclusion in the workplace.
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IWD 2024: Embracing empathetic leadership as key to greater gender diversity
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Amidst ongoing gender disparities, International Women's Day 2024 turns spotlight on empathetic leadership as key to driving gender diversity and fostering inclusivity in the corporate world.
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IWD 2024: Female forward: How diversity drives organisational success
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Recognising the value of women and embracing their unique leadership styles promotes business growth, according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2023.
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IWD 2024: Empowering women in tech - Lessons in supporting progress in diversity
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In the wake of IWD 2024, reflection on women's suppressed role in tech prompts a renewed drive for gender equality, with calls for consistent progress, inclusivity and invested growth in the industry.
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IWD 2024: A CEO's perspective on gender equality and diversity in the workplace
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IWD 2024: Despite improvements in gender pay gap, over half of large Aussie law firms fall below average; for a CEO, the answer lies in diversity, tech and mentorship.
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IWD 2024: Australia's in the drivers seat on equality in logistics
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Australia sets the pace for gender diversity in the logistics sector with a customer-centric approach and strong female leadership, surging ahead of the EU and North America.
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IWD 2024: Women in eCommerce foresee improvement but barriers persist
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UK female eCommerce professionals voice optimism for industry improvement yet hurdles remain, with gender bias and stereotypes still notably present.
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IWD 2024: Pink blazers in corporate boardrooms
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IWD 2024: As the push for gender equality in corporate leadership gains momentum, pink blazers symbolise women's empowerment in boardrooms.