There are more men named Peter than there are women in the top 200 ASX companies
By the year 2020 Australia will require more than 700 thousand more skilled ICT workers to meet demand
Women are an untapped resource, with less than 25% of the IT workforce in Australia
Technology is disrupting the world as we know it; it’s embedded in our lives and our businesses. It’s moving faster than ever and our workforce is struggling to keep up.
This talk examines the future of work and debugs some of the common ‘errors’ that exist when we talk about the skills and gender gap in technology.
Hear the story of Code Like a Girl, an Australian award-winning social enterprise sparking change in the tech industry. Be inspired by their approach to combatting the issue of gender diversity in tech, hear why they believe it’s critical that the tech industry becomes a welcoming place for diversity, and learn how you can make a difference and champion equality.
The future of work
Women in technology
Technology education and the many paths to enter the industry
The effects of gendered beliefs and unconscious bias
Combatting the issue of gender diversity
Code Like a Girl’s solution
Duration: 20 to 30 mins (adjustable)
Keynote with Video embedded within slides, need sound
Own laptop/macbook pro with usb-c
Own usb-c to HDMI adapter (if required)
Microphone required for audiences over 50/large venues
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