The 2015 Mentoring Program attracted a large number of registrations from Vic ICT for Women members seeking mentors, and an amazing group of women (and men) from various business, professional, academic or entrepreneurial backgrounds, willing to reach out to mentor those who aspire to follow in their footsteps, or who may be unsure of their […]
Code for Australia are seeking three fellows for their six week pre-GovHack 2015 Fellowship, committed to discovering new ways that technology can help address the challenges that the City of Greater Geelong, City of Ballarat and City of Melbourne face. The Fellowship starts on the 20th of April. Find out more …
Jenny Ross, a long-time member and former Treasurer for Vic ICT for Women, passed away on Saturday 7th March after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Our deepest condolences go to Jenny’s family and friends.
The BiG Day In™ is an IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school (Years 9-12) and University students interested in careers in technology. In 2015 it will run in 10 locations across Australia including Ballarat on March 24th and Melbourne on May 27th.
“Bluemix Girls’ Night” on the 3rd of March is the first event of its kind organised in Australia (so far it has been successfully running in US and Europe). The Melbourne event is a joint effort between IBM and the ‘Ladies of York’ meet-up group at the York Butter Factory. It is aimed at women […]
Congratulations and welcome to four new Board Members elected at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 28th January 2015. Ayten Ozenc, Belinda Weibye, Emily Edgeley and Seonaid Porter will bring fresh ideas and great energy to continue to drive and deliver programs and initiatives in support of Vic ICT for Women’s objectives to: encourage women […]
The 2014 Annual General Meeting for the Victorian Women in ICT Network Inc will be held on Wednesday, 28th January 2015 at the offices of Deloitte, Level 10, 550 Bourke Street Melbourne, commencing at 8:00am sharp. Note that an extension of time was granted by Consumer Affairs Victoria for our AGM to be deferred to January […]
Vic ICT for Women will conduct its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 28th January, 2015. Details will be provided in an invitation to be issued to all current members in the next few days. Two vacancies exist on the Board of the Victorian Women in ICT Network. We are seeking nominations from men and women who can […]
RMIT is hosting this 10-day program from January 12-23. A discount of $100 is offered to girls whose schools attended the 2014 Go Girl, Go for IT careers day at Deakin University’s Burwood Campus on August 12. To find out more about this program: visit the web-site at http://girlsmakegames.com/about.html download the poster and program register […]
Vic ICT for Women Board member, Priya Ravindra, has been awarded an IEC Award for her significant work in promoting diversity in Communication Technology. She features in the current Indian Sun magazine.
The lack of women in IT roles is leading some firms to favour highly qualified female applicants over their male competitors in a bid to better spread opportunity and drive workplace diversity.
Leadership Hacks aims to crowd source real world solutions to help Australian companies promote and hire more women into senior tech leadership roles.
On Thursday 2nd October 2014, 100 leaders from Australia’s top Corporates and their suppliers came together to develop innovative new ideas to significantly increase the number of women in tech careers. Guided by some of Melbourne’s most creative facilitators, the evening unleashed the minds of a lively cross section of men and women working within the key fields that shape IT career paths; finance, procurement, recruitment, education, IT Operations, HR and professional services.
We captured all the amazing energy in the room, the light bulb moments, the joy of community, and that moment where you realise, you are not alone with a specific problem. Watch all the YouTube clips on our Leadership Hacks channel.
Together, we have developed many great ideas. The prezi below gives you a great overview.
Promoted in collaboration with FITT a 2 course lunch and drinks. Prepare to be blown away by this year’s ICT Trends presenters, each of whom are working on some of Australia’s most incredible ICT innovations and technologies.
It is with great pleasure and pride that VIC ICT for Women congratulates Fi Slaven for the recognition she has received in being award ICT Women of the Year at the 2014 National iAwards in Melbourne, Victoria.
Anna is General Manager Enterprise and Government at Telstra. At the 1st May ’14 ‘Importance of Women in IT’ event Anna gave an informative and fascinating presentation on ‘Natural Inspiration – be anything you want to be’. This is now available for viewing.