Vic ICT for Women is passionate about getting more women into Technology/Digital, taking it to the UN. The organisation has impacted 4,000 people in the last two years. The organisation offers a suite of programs that allows women to embrace their career options through all stages.
ATTRACTING – Go Girl Go For IT is a record-breaking program attracting school age girls into STEAM. In 2018, over 2,400 students, registered with 1,700 students, 136 teachers and 150 different speakers attending on the day.
JOIN IN – Grad Girls is an award winning 1-year program for female university STEAM students. It showcases companies keen to hire female grads. In 2018, there were 37 attendees and the program won two TechDiversity awards.
RETAIN – The organisation is all about keeping women in their chosen careers and understands why and when they drop out. The What’s Hot in IT program brings together industry leaders at the forefront of the latest trends in technology. Over 320 men and women participated across three events. The Importance of Women in IT, inspires female professionals and showcases role models within the industry. It saw 675 attendees participating over 10 breakfast events in 2018.
PROGRESSING – Mentors are key in career progression. The Mentor(She:) programme connects mentors and mentees to really move careers along. In 2018, had over 160 members involved.
LEADING – The Click List highlights the experience and expertise of women who are available to speak at industry events. There were 93 speakers registered in 2018.