Gender equality in the workplace — 4 principles for change

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The path toward gender equality in the workplace has been long and arduous. Undoubtedly, we have made progress—this I have witnessed first-hand over the course of more than two and a half decades in the workforce. But I also recognize that our journey is far from over, and there is much work yet to be […]

Wishing won’t solve gender inequality in the workplace. We must act.

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With Women’s History Month underway, I’ve been thinking about a report published a few months ago in Wired magazine. The article examines the progress tech companies have made in diversifying their workforces since they began reporting statistics five years ago. I can describe that progress to you in two words—not much. From 2014 to 2019 […]

Las mujeres ganan poder en el mundo Fintech

Xchanging, empresa propiedad de DXC Technology, tiene un largo historial de servicios en el sector seguros, transformando la operativa en papel de uno de sus más antiguos proveedores de Londres, para aprovechar la tecnología digital de última generación. Teniendo en cuenta a la mayoría de proveedores ITO y BPO, y dado el carácter administrativo de […]

Les Fintech donnent le pouvoir aux femmes

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Xchanging, une société de DXC Technology, détient une longue expérience en matière de prestation de services dans le secteur de l’assurance. L’entreprise transforme notamment la documentation 100% papier de l’un des plus vieux marchés de Londres en une machine à la pointe de la technologie numérique. Quand nous comparons nos données avec celles de la […]

Is there an unconscious bias towards women in STEM?

For this blog, I’m so happy to share my space with guest blogger Cindy Lee, currently a senior Digital Transformation Consultant in our Sydney office. Similar to an earlier blog of mine (The curse of unconscious bias: When to own it and when to call it out), Cindy has put pen to paper (so to […]

The importance of being able (or unable) to say ‘no’

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Courtney Carr, an Associate Consultant for DXC Australia and a fellow DXC blogger, wrote me an interesting note in response to my last blog post, and it inspired me to write this most recent one. “It’s extremely dangerous for our mental and physical health to be expected to take everything on, and almost always leads […]

Empowering women in Fintech

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Xchanging, a DXC Technology Company, has a long track record of service delivery in the insurance industry, transforming the paper-based operations of one of London’s oldest markets to a state of the art digital technology machine. As with most ITO and BPO providers and the administrative nature of these services, our diversity stats look very […]

3 “rules” of being a woman that were perhaps meant to be broken

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In my last post, I wrote about how women can struggle with their own unconscious bias of what a woman should or should not be. Following the Heels on Wheels training run by Jacqueline Clark (yes you can be invited – drop me a message) an interesting saying about the three “rules” of being a […]

Actionable career advice for aspiring female leaders

Women Leaders

by Nikki Wilton, Global Sales Director, Xchanging, a DXC Company All the stats say that we need more Women in Leadership, but the situation hasn’t changed much in the last ten years. McKinsey predicts that if the pace of change continues at this rate it’ll take another 100 years, or 5 generations, to reach any […]

External influences on why we underestimate

Jerry Overton, a data scientist here at DXC Technology, reached out to me after my last blog to talk about when we women underestimate ourselves. He felt there were a lot of external factors that could result in our internal underestimation. So I caught up with Jerry, who provided another view of underestimation that can […]