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Diversity

Here’s how to achieve diversity in STEM – and why it matters

- November 30, 2022 3 MIN READ

So far over 10 million patients worldwide have benefited from the diagnostic tests for cancer and infectious diseases created by Cicada Innovations incubatee, SpeeDx. In Australia, over 80% of laboratories are also using at least one SpeeDx test to report patient samples. And when COVID-19 hit, the company also manufactured COVID-19 tests and supplied them… Read more »

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Diversity

ACS Digital Pulse report finds Australia’s IT workforce is growing at double the rate of the general employment rate

- July 20, 2022 2 MIN READ

ACS has released the 2022 edition of ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse, the leading annual report on the state of the IT workforce and digital economy in Australia. The report this year focuses heavily on the issue of diversity in the IT industry as well as the critical demands for IT skills that are driving up wages… Read more »

Diversity

An Adelaide coding school is helping Indigenous students crack the tech sector

- May 26, 2022 2 MIN READ

Defence SA intern and Aeronautical Engineering student Justyce Manton came across tuition-free coding school 42 Adelaide through her professional mentor, who suggested it would complement her skill set. Little did she know at the time, her world was about to be opened to a new world of education, relationships, and cultural development. “42 Adelaide provides… Read more »

Advice

 Indigenous vs Western Entrepreneurship: what it means and why it matters 

- January 13, 2021 3 MIN READ

To understand why there are differences between Indigenous and Western Entrepreneurship and why it’s important, we need to understand that Indigenous people operate(d) differently from Western societies. Social norms are basically informal rules that govern behavior in societies which includes beliefs, attitudes, and behavior that are considered acceptable in a social group or culture. For… Read more »

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Moving the needle on diversity in the startup sector is a work in progress: here’s how Statemate is tackling it

- November 25, 2020 4 MIN READ

Startmate Principal Lauren Capelin kicks off what will become a series of reflections on how her organisaiton can collectively move the needle on diversity. At midnight last night, we officially closed applications for our Summer21 cohort — the first fully-remote, location-agnostic cohort we are running across Australia and New Zealand, which will kick off in… Read more »