Digital Inclusion stories
'Accessing Connection' report sheds light on LGBTI digital divide
'Accessing Connection' report by ILGA World unveils the extensive digital divide faced by the global LGBTI community, as they grapple with issues impacting digital inclusion.
Indian woman's bedtime story aids AI & financial knowledge
Baby Rajaram Bokale's bedtime readings make a wider social impact in India, training AI in overlooked languages and gaining key financial knowledge through a Karya initiative.
auDA Foundation awards 15 grants for digital inclusion projects
The auDA Foundation issues 15 grants, each worth $40,000, for projects enhancing digital inclusion and innovation targeting various demographics, including rural communities, people with disabilities, and Indigenous Australians.
Cisco reaches goal of impacting one billion lives early
Cisco surpasses its goal of positively affecting one billion lives globally through its technology, a year ahead of schedule.
auDA shows commitment to secure .au domain in 2022-23 annual report
auDA details its dedication to securing a reliable .au domain amid an increased demand from Australians in its 2022-23 report.
Push for visually impaired inclusion during Blindness Awareness Month
National Blindness Awareness Month shines a spotlight on digital exclusion, affecting over 2 million visually impaired UK internet users.
Paymentology and Mastercard partner to foster financial inclusion
The partnership will ensure a more robust financial ecosystem in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, by helping the population access the digital economy.
Mastercard brings Fijians into digital payment ecosystem
Mastercard has partnered with Vodafone Fiji to provide a new way of paying in-store and online, both at home and abroad, with the launch of M-PAiSA Mastercard.
Can AI really learn? And can we learn to work with it?
The biggest controversy around AI is whether it can actually learn or if it only does what it is programmed to do. So far, the answer is 'yes and no.'.
IWD 2023: It's simple - Empowered women empower women
There was a time when she sat at the boardroom table with just one other woman present, but today Jean says she sees a lot more women becoming leaders.
IWD 2023: Breaking Barriers for Women in the African Tech Industry
While the number of women in senior leadership roles is increasing (such as mine), progress is sluggish, and women continue to encounter barriers to success.
IWD 2023: Women in tech and innovation - the next frontier of fashion
Combining the powerful force of technology with the personal and emotional threads of fashion is currently underrepresented and underappreciated in Australia.
IWD 2023: 5 ways to create more balanced experiences in the workplace
Findings from the Qualtrics study highlight the diverse gender experience gaps that exist in workplaces across Australia and New Zealand.
IWD 2023: We can’t leave women behind in this digital-first world
We're so clearly already living in a digital-first world, so how do we start to solve the issue of the lack of gender balance in tech?.
IWD 2023: Why Women Are the Answer to Cybersecurity’s Talent Shortage
Despite progress made in bringing more women into the industry over the last few years, they still only make up 25% of the global cybersecurity workforce.
IWD 2023: Why gender equity starts with asking for it upfront
Companies will embrace equitable policies and practices faster if senior candidates make it clear that they matter.
IWD 2023: My journey of resilience, loyalty, positivity and authenticity
As a turning point in my career, I decided to be openly creative with personality, which landed me a regional role based in Singapore.
IWD 2023: Turning Our DEI Analysis Inward for Lessons on Women in Tech
Going into this case study, we expected that we would gain an understanding of systemic factors that help bring more women into tech.
IWD 2023: Women disrupting tech - Leading the charge in innovation and inclusion
The gender gap in the tech industry is still a prevalent issue, but progress is being made through initiatives and female leadership.
IWD 2023: Embracing strengths of diversity and uplifting women
How do we challenge tech companies to review practices to become more inclusive and to empower women to bring out their best potential?.
IWD 2023: How changing times can be an opportunity to embrace equity
Look out for ways to boost diversity and inclusion while you’re shaking things up, says Lisa Baldwin, Regional Business Manager, Ricoh Australia.
IWD 2023: Creating opportunities through education and sponsoring
Making our digital world more gender-balanced requires both including more women in tech roles, as well as creating an environment for them.
IWD 2023: Taking two steps forward towards gender equity in a hybrid working world
Hybrid work arrangements have the potential to create gaps between those who work from home and those who work in the office, regardless of gender.
IWD 2023: Breaking the glass ceiling in tech, one crack at a time
This year, we have more case studies and proof points than ever of the ability to create and reap the benefits of gender-balanced teams.