Published by Women Love Tech
Author: Robyn Foster
At the recent Tech Leaders Forum for 2023 in the Hunter Valley of NSW, Women Love Tech’s Editor in Chief, Robyn Foyster interviewed Anthony Woodward, CEO of Logicalis Australia. They discussed Logicalis Australia's efforts to promote women in tech and address the tech skills shortage.
For the past two years, Logicalis Australia has actively engaged with the graduate community to bridge the skills gap. They've implemented mentorship programs and partnered with organisations like "Grad Girls" to encourage female STEM students to consider tech careers, diversifying the talent pool.
Central to Logicalis Australia's mission is a unique employee value proposition emphasising diversity, inclusion, and combating unconscious bias. They foster an equitable workplace and support career advancement and work-life balance for women in tech.
Anthony also addressed the issue of unconscious bias in AI systems, emphasising Logicalis Australia's proactive approach to awareness and open dialogue to combat bias. He highlighted the growing interest in cybersecurity careers among graduates and Logicalis Australia's support for talent in this field, contributing to industry growth and resilience.
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