This is not going to be a typical diversity post — and by that, I mean a post about why we should invest in diverse and underepresented founders or build diverse teams because the data says we get better outcomes. We all know this already, the data reinforces it, over and over again. The reality… Read more »
From Pakistan to the US Patent Office: How former Data Zoo intern Dr Memoona Anwar led the way on diversity in innovation
When she was growing up in rural Pakistan, Dr Memoona Anwar’s father had to fight for his daughter’s right to have an excellent education. Today, Anwar is a PhD qualified expert in digital identity and a named co-innovator on a US patent awarded in September to Data Zoo, where she is Chief Compliance & Innovation… Read more »
Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance, and for Xero’s Bindy Edelman inclusion means an environment where people feel respected, understood, and celebrated for their differences.
Envato has expanded upon its existing sponsorship of Melbourne-based social enterprise Code Like a Girl, becoming a national partner to help the organisation further build upon its aim to get more Australian girls and women into the tech sector.
The organisation has also begun compiling resources around diversity and inclusion, highlighting best practice and programs to help community members with their own efforts to improve.