In many high-tech companies, women represent less than 10% of experts. While more innovation is required to address successfully the existing challenges, STEM sectors suffer from skill shortage worsened by the low proportion of women in these sectors. To ensure that tomorrow’s inventions and discoveries meet the needs of both women and men, we encourage … Read more
Take the Pledge, WiTWA has!
As the leading voice for women in technology in Western Australia, WiTWA is a Perth-based, volunteer run, not for profit organisation providing a framework for women in technology. We support women in technology to extend their network and expand their knowledge on a broad range of professional topics. We endorse open conversation and debate. We … Read more
Three leading Perth business organisations have joined forces to launch a Financial Toolbox aimed at giving women greater financial knowledge and confidence. The announcement comes following the release of startling statistics showing WA women have barely more than half the superannuation savings of men, 60% of WA women retire with zero superannuation, women earn 25 … Read more
24 June 2016 | Parmelia Hilton PerthCelebrating women in enterprise Book Here Be inspired by three successful women entrepreneurs – Vanya Cullen from Cullen Wines, Sharon Grosser from Seqta Software and Louise Daw from MiPlan. Each of these women has followed their passions to build a successful business in WA. Network and share stories with innovative businesswomen and … Read more
National Foundation for Australian Women are hosting an event on the evening of Tuesday 7 June 2016 to promote gender equity in Science and Technology, Guest Speakers Prof. Cobie Rudd (Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Strategic Partnerships Edith Cowan University, ECU) to speak about ECU’s strategies to promote more diversity in science research, in particular ECU’s involvement in … Read more
Women in Technology WA (WiTWA), in conjunction with host and event partners KPMG, recently hosted the inaugural Female CIOs and IT leaders Forum – “The Changing Face of Technology”. Why a CIO event The concept of the Forum was borne out of an identified need by women in IT leadership roles in Western Australia for … Read more
The Australia Government is investing $13 million over five years, as part of its National Innovation and Science agenda, to encourage more women to choose and stay in STEM research, related careers, startups and entrepreneurial firms. They are supporting the expansion of the Science in Australia Gender Equity pilot to cover more Australian science and research institutions