Go Girl, Go for IT – 2016 report card

More than 1,600 teenage girls, age 13-17, and 136 teachers from 61 schools, attended our 2016 Go Girl, Go For IT event at Deakin University in Melbourne. This event was aimed at inspiring and encouraging girls to pursue a career in IT.   Find out more about this fantastic event and look at the pictures to see what fun it was for all concerned.

Victorian Honour Roll of Women 2017

The Victorian Honour Roll of Women acknowledges and celebrates the outstanding achievements of women in Victoria. Since 2001, 582 inductees have been honoured for their significant and lasting contributions to Victoria, Australia and beyond. Each year the Victorian’s Women’s Honour Roll gives recognition to women in our state who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their field.  Nominations for the 2017 Victorian Women’s Honour Roll close at 5:00pm on Friday 7 October. Find out more and submit your nomination.

Vic ICT for Women – Membership changes effective 1st October 2016

We are making changes to our membership framework to remove constraints on participation in our programs and events by bestowing membership rights to all employees of corporate members and tertiary institutions.  Corporate Memberships will be based on the relative size of the organisation and the number of women in ICT roles who will be able to avail themselves of our programs.  Students at member education institutions will also be eligible to attend our events at discounted member rates. On 1st September 2016  all current members of Vic ICT for Women were notified via email of changes to our membership structure and fees to become effective on 1st October 2016.  For details of these changes please refer to the announcement. Those whose membership falls due on, or before, 31st December 2016 may renew at the current rates if payment is received by 30th September.   Anyone wishing to take out a new membership may submit an online application for membership by no later than 30th September to make payment at the current membership fee.

Making Maternity Leave Work – webinar

Lisa Cutler conducted interviews with a number of women about their maternity leave experience and advice for other women. While providing crucial tips on what to do before, during and after maternity leave, Lisa’s interviewees talked openly and honestly about the stresses, joys, expectations and disappointments of this important period of their lives. Lisa has collated this valuable information into a 30-minute webinar full of profound, practical and relevant advice that would be useful for any woman, not just those thinking about maternity leave. Click here to access a recording of this webinar. Lisa Cutler is a Vic ICT for Women member and strong supporter of our Mentoring Program for which she has delivered a number of free webinars.  Lisa is the Founder and Director of Cutler Coaching Pty Ltd and Founder ofThe Butterfly Program, a highly successful personal and professional development program for women.