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Telstra Australia's Most Valuable Brand- 

Read about how Tech and ICT brands are dominating according to independent brand valuation. Telstra has overtaken supermarket giant Woolworths to become Australia’s most valuable brand. Read more HERE

Catriona Walkerden - Achieving balance read full article HERE

ACID Gender Diversity report June- August 2015  Read HERE

Highlights of the FITT 2015 Corporate Diversity Report

FITT Article published in Diversity Council of Australia Magazine, By Catriona Walkerden

Highlights of the FITT 2014 Corporate Diversity Report 

Opinion paper on teleworking
Find out how technology enable a future generation of flexible workers with success stories on higher productivity and harmony at work. By Catriona Walsh, FITT Marketing Lead

FITT member addresses topic on Gender Equality at a conference in Asia Pacific
Transcript of speech addressed at conference held by TNT in Asia Pacific, Bridget Gray, Managing Director Harvey Nash: Gender equity in the workplace works both ways

FITT attracts the Marie Claire readership (August 2013)

In the latest issue of Marie Claire magazine, FITT is featured as one of power networking organization offering women the chance to support and participate more fully in the ICT industry. Join in the sisterhood and find out what the 'Secret Women's business' is all about at the upcoming ICT Trends Luncheon.

ICT Woman of the Year is founder of FITT: Maggie Alexander is one of the founder of FITT and named 2013 State iAwards Winner as ICT Woman of the Year.

FITT quoted in BRW article 7th March 2013: BRW article - A long way to go for the fairer techs 

Quotes from our recent competition "How FITT has helped your journey as a Woman in ICT"

Executive Profiles

Based on feedback from the annual survey around having access to more senior women as role models, each month we have an executive profile compiled from 7 questions posed to key executive women in the ICT industry.

Jenny Wood Director IT, Products and IT Enablement Telstra
Narelle Clark President of the Australian Chapter of the Internet Society

 Bridget Gray Managing Director Harvey Nash
Alexander Thomas VP Managed Services Optus Business
Diane Fernley-Jones CIO Leighton Contractors  Lee Ward, VP/GM IT Outsourcing and Services, UNISYS Australia

Glynis Marks VP Channels, Marketing and Sales Strategies Asia Pacific, Citrix

Maggie Alexander, FITT Founder, Winner of AIIA Awards 2013 - ICT Woman of the Year

Catrina Dalla Program Director, HP Grainne Kearns, Group CIO Jetstar
Sue Mortimer Senior IT Business Partner, Origin Energy

Tara Ridley, Director of Enterprise Sales and Operations for Cisco Australia

 Rhody Burton Channel Director SAP   Di Ryall CEO Xplore for Success

  Hayley Clarke Director, Marketing, Optus   Jennifer Moxon Vice President, Industry Clients, IBM Australia & New Zealand
 Hilary Cinis,
Principal User Experience Designer at NICTA
 Jennine Beekhuyzen, CEO - Adroit Research
  Shara Evans - CEO Marketing Clarity   Megan Stokes, Director Optus
  Faith Rees, Director DWS   Sonja Bernhardt
 Steph Hardcastle   Fang Chen
 Angela Ferguson   Nicolette Moore,
Strategic Alliances Director, Optus
  Michele Falls - FITT Treasurer   Alexandra Reynolds-Jones, Motorola Solutions' Marketing Director
  Leanne Constantino - Forum Group Events MD   
Allyson Corcoran - COO for Cisco ANZ
Media Releases

Halfizah Osman, ARN, Women want more senior female role models in a male dominated environment: FITT Corporate Diversity Report, 01 April 2015

By Elyse Gorman, www.woman.com.au, Lack Of Female Role Models: Top Challenge Facing Women In IT

By Christina Yiannakis, www.woman.com.au, Proof That A Successful Career Rarely Takes A Linear Path

Cisco Joins FITT as Gold Partner to Join Forces and Further Advance the Needs of Women in IT, 20 March 2014

The Sydney Morning Herald, Quotas still needed to guarantee women rise in business: leaders, 14 March 2014

Courtesy of CRN, Who was at the Females in IT & Telecommunications lunch?, 10 March 2014 

Rebecca Merrett, IDG Communications, 5 women who've made it in IT, 7 March 2014

By Catriona Walkerden, FITT Marketing Lead, Jan 2014, FITT celebrate 25 years of inspiring women in ICT to reach their potential in the workplace!

By Krista Smith, www.woman.com.au, There’s A New Way Of Life And You Can Blame Gen Y Coverage of VMware FITT ICT Trends luncheon held in Sydney on 12 September 2013.

By Claire McAuliffe, www.woman.com.au, The Demise Of The 9-5 Job Coverage of VMware FITT ICT Trends luncheon held in Brisbane on 26 September 2013

By Tony Ibrahim, CRN, Campaign to boost women in IT. Coverage of VMware FITT ICT Trends luncheon held in Sydney on 12 September 2013. Links to photos.

By Geoff Hoddinott Pro Bono PR & Marcomms, FITT IWD 2012 What’s changed during 100 Years of the International Women’s Movement?

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Maggie Alexander Awarded Life Membership

On 8 October 2009 the FITT Steering Committee presented Maggie Alexander with a Life Member Award in recognition of her long-term commitment to FITT’s objectives and work on behalf of women in the ICT industry in Australia. Maggie has served on the FITT Steering Committee since 1989.

 

 

 

 

FITT Steering Committee member in the top 12 of the premiere Anita Borg Award
The FITT Steering Committee of 2010 are very pleased to announce that our longest serving FITT Steering Committee member of 21 years, Maggie Alexander (and a founding member of FITT) was rated in the top 12 of the premiere Anita Borg Award – a global women in technology recognition award for 2009. Since 1997, the Californian-based Anita Borg Institute (ABI) for Women & Technology has developed tools and programs designed to help industry, academia and government recruit, retain and develop women technology leaders across the globe. The judges said of Maggie’s nomination 'The number, quality and calibre of the nominations were extremely high this year; Maggie was one of a few in the non-profit sector who rated highly.'
FITT nominates Maggie Alexander for ICT Woman of the Year
Maggie Alexander, who has been a voluntary Steering Committee member for 22 years, is our nominee for the inaugural ICT Woman of the Year Award. She has worked in the ICT industry for 31 years as an ICT professional.
Setup for Success
FITT worked with AIIA and ACS to mount Set Up For Success workshops in June 2007 for women who wanted to develop their ICT careers further. Read more at www.setupforsuccess.com.au.