“The Promise of Diversity – Gender Equality in the ICT Profession”

At the IITPSA President’s Awards Breakfast 2016, held on 24th November 2016 at the Montecasino Ballroom in Fourways, International Keynote Speaker, Brenda Aynsley OAM (Chairperson of IFIP IP3, ACS Fellow and Honorary Life Member) spoke, among other things, about “The Promise of Diversity”. In her talk, she referred to the ‘booklet’ that was published by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) In December 2015, with this title.

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Its Foreword begins: “There are two global trends which have significant implications for our economic growth prospects. Both shine the spotlight on the critical role women must play if Australia (Note: could just as easily be “South Africa”) is to fully harness its human capital and achieve the standard of living to which we aspire.” To read more, click here to access an online PDF version of the booklet: http://bit.ly/2frECQ9