Diversity

Women in management: Yet another study finds APAC a laggard
Asia Pacific continues to lag when it comes to women in the workplace, especially in senior management roles, a new study has found, much in line with the findings of other studies.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: It gets worse for women
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will have a disproportionately negative impact on the economic prospects of women, according to a new study by the World Economic Forum.
Women in the workplace: Asia is just the worst
If organisations maintain the current rate of progress, female representation will reach only 40% globally in the professional and managerial ranks in 2025, according to Mercer’s second annual When Women Thrive global report.  
Digi programme to digitally-empower more women
Digi has launched its Wanita Era Digital programme to “bring the power of the Internet” to more Malaysian women.
Wobe: Entrepreneurial tech for disadvantaged women in SEA
At its core, Wobe is a micro-business app with an e-wallet, designed to make it easy for anyone with a smartphone and mobile Internet access to start a business – its greater vision however is to build tech that can benefit women in South-East Asia, writes Gabey Goh.
APAC students want coding as a core subject in school: Microsoft study
Microsoft Corp has released the results from a new Asia Pacific study which revealed that the majority of students in the region recognise the value of coding in their education and the potential it creates for their future careers.
Singapore IT bootcamp for seniors and their grandkids
More than 420 seniors are riding the digital wave at the Intergenerational IT Bootcamp in Singapore. The six-day bootcamp kicked off on March 16 at 13 schools, where seniors are guided through a basic lesson by their grandchildren or student volunteers, aged between 10 and 16 years.
Dreams change the world, not technology: Jack Ma
It is dreams and not technology that can change the world, says the former schoolteacher whose entrepreneurial success has seen him become the second richest man in China, Goh Thean Eu reports from CeBIT 2015 in Hannover, Germany.
Gender gap still an issue in telco industry: GSMA study
Despite some advances in women’s representation and progression in the workplace, there is still significant work needed to bridge the gender gap in the telecommunications industry, according to a study by the GSM Association (GSMA).
CES: Intel unveils next-gen tech, wearables, diversity initiatives
At the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, Intel Corporation announced a number of technology advancements and initiatives which it said were aimed at accelerating computing into the “next dimension.”
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