Women in IT Luncheon – Tech Ed Australia 2010

It would be hard *not* to know that Microsoft held a Women in IT function at Tech Ed Australia this year… What some might not know is that the Women in IT event is something that we have hosted at Tech Ed Australia for the last 3 years now. I have had the fortune to…


Microsoft DigiGirlz Australia Event held on Ada Lovelace Day: 24th of March 2010

On Wednesday the 24th of March 2010, we held the first Australian DigiGirlz Event here at The Microsoft North Ryde office. We had over 120 attendees from 7 local schools – North Sydney Girls High School, Riverside Girls High School, St George Girls High School, Strathfield Girls High School, PLC Croydon, Ravenswood, Abbotsleigh and MLC….

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Microsoft Australia to host the first Australian DigiGirlz Event

Minister Jodi McKay MP keynoted a recent Females in Telecommunications & Technology luncheon to celebrate International Women’s Day. During the event, she highlighted one of the biggest challenges facing Women in Technology: One in five Australians studying to work in ICT was female, and the number is currently in decline. On the 24th of March,…

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Ever felt like there was more you could do?

As most of you already know, I am a big believer in programs, events & facilities that support Women in IT. One of the things I have always wanted to do was get proactively involved in a Mentoring program to help support Women working in IT who may not have access to the amazing resources…


Working at Microsoft: 2009 Diversity@Work Awards

People often ask me what it is like to work at Microsoft. Many are often as surprised as I was to find out how much they supported my Work/Life balance needs, especially ensuring that I get the time I need with my son. This was one of my greatest concerns with accepting the role as…