STEM

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).
STEM jobs on the rise, SEA to drive growth: Freelancer.com
Freelancer.com expects STEM-related projects to grow this year, and also tells Goh Thean Eu what employers should do to keep talented millennials – which make up about three-quarters of its user base – happy and loyal.
Cisco launches global IoT challenge for young women
Cisco said it is launching a worldwide Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) Young Women’s Innovation Grand Challenge in concert with a global network of companies in the IoT (Internet of Things) space, local organisations and non-profits dedicated to women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
The gender gap in STEM
For each woman you find studying and working in engineering, you will find two other male classmates, seven other male engineering colleagues and 36 fellow male professional engineers at the end, writes Dr Shawn Tan.
Motorola Solutions celebrates 40yrs in Malaysia, appoints new MD
Dr Hari Narayanan to lead company's local operations in Penang Formerly R&D head in centre which delivered innovations for global customers
Malaysia, Spain first partners in Cisco’s Global STEM alliance
Cisco has announced a global commitment to educate and empower current and future generations of Internet of Things entrepreneurs, scientists and innovators through its Global STEM Alliance, with Malaysia and Spain as its first partners.
Next-gen youth, next-gen Internet, and lightsabres
There is a shortage of scientists and engineers in many countries, but Professor Sir David Payne is confident the next generation of youth will rise up to meet that demand -- the bad news is that he doesn't believe a lightsabre can be built.
CREST turns one, sharper focus for its second year
CREST chief executive officer Jaffri Ibrahim tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh about what has been done after one year in operations and the three key themes he is focused on.
Bleeding edge work at Altera in Penang
Altera Corp (M) managing director Sofi Osman tells Karamjit Singh about the strengths of Malaysia as a high-tech E&E hub, but also shares his concerns.
Penang’s E&E ecosystem the draw for National Instruments
National Instruments was drawn to Penang by its vibrant E&E ecosystem, and the Texas-based test & measurement company is intent on spurring and supporting that ecosystem even further, writes Karamjit Singh.
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