Diversity, Equity + Inclusion

Inspiration for Leaders


We show the world that tech workforces with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE+I) brings more growth, innovation and joy.

Our vision

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Boardrooms have made progress when it comes to DE+I in the workplace, but more needs to be done. We are here to change that. Through DE+I we are tackling boardroom challenges, such as talent shortages, ESG issues, societal shifts and building a culture of innovation. Our vision is to inspire boardrooms to harness DE+I with an evidence-based and best-practice approach.

Companies that are diverse, equitable, and inclusive are better able to respond to challenges, win top talent, and meet the needs of different customer bases’.
Source: McKinsey

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Our purpose

Belonging for a thriving world

We are not only champions for DE+I as a force for great economical progress, but also champions for all people who are curious about technology as a career choice.

Australia’s ACS Digital Pulse shows that tech jobs pay better than any other industry, yet there is a chronic tech skill shortage within Australia, by 2025 the country will need another 156,000 digital technology workers (Source: RMIT Online and Deloitte Access Economics, 2021).

According to the World Economic Forum diversity is the bridge on which we can cross the skills gap.  Our purpose is to inspire, inform, excite and foster a culture of belonging within technology workforces. Making them more attractive to potential employees.

Glassdoor found that 67% of job seekers feel diversity is an important factor when considering companies and job offers.

Together we are better, stronger, smarter.

TechDiversity Awards 2024

Welcome to the TechDiversity Awards 2024, a platform that magnifies the extraordinary impact of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE+I) initiatives within technology workforces across many industries. Under the compelling theme “DE+I Powerhouse, Unleashing Impact,” we embark on a journey to celebrate the resounding influence of DE+I on individuals, organisations, and the broader community.

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Our Six Impact Statements and Guiding Principles

TechDiversity’s six impact statements act as guiding beacons, shaping every aspect of our initiatives:

  • Cultivating Talent: Unleash the potential of a diverse workforce, driving innovation and growth.
  • Celebrating Innovation: Discover how DE+I fuels ground-breaking solutions, shaping the tech industry’s fabric.
  • Fostering Competitiveness: Experience the strategic advantage of inclusivity in boosting competitiveness.
  • Building Futures: Embrace the enduring influence of DE+I in shaping equitable and prosperous futures.
  • Bridging Skills Gap: Harness the economic potential of addressing skill gaps through inclusive practices.
  • Driving Innovation and Success: Embrace the compelling link between DE+I and remarkable success.

Join us on the journey

Join a dynamic movement that’s reshaping the tech sector. Explore our impact statements, and let’s collaborate to harness the transformative power of DE+I, driving innovation, sustainability, and prosperity for all. Join us today and embark on a journey of positive change.

Our aim

We pledge to grow an innovative and thriving technology workforce through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE+I).

Who we are

TechDiversity is a social enterprise that was launched in 2015. It was founded and supported by a core committee of volunteers. This committee is supported by a wider team representing a number of industry groups and businesses – including Australian Computer Society (ACS), Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), Tech Council of Australia (TCA ), Vic ICT for Women and the Victorian Government.

Our flagship TechDiversity Awards showcases what can be achieved across sectors in building diversity, equity and inclusion within technology workforces.

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Interested in sponsorship opportunities?

With an engaged community of C-level Executives, Directors, HR & DE+I specialists across many industry sectors, provide plenty of opportunities for meaningful engagement, from our annual in-person awards and year-round DE+I Academy, all supported by regular news, reports and content.

Find out why organisations including REA Group, Avanade, Clicks IT Recruitment, Cenitex, Alteryx get involved.

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