Almost every day when I open my browser to read the latest news, I see more statistics articulating the extent of gender inequality in this country. The pay gap, the lack of female business leaders, domestic violence rates – all articulated in scientific and irrefutable terms.
As 2018 comes to a close, I find myself with a few moments to review and reflect on what has been another remarkable year.
I have just spent a couple of mind-stretching days attending the Global Summit of Women. Here’s my key take-outs.
“I’m sorry, Amanda, I’m going to be a few minutes late for our meeting. I’ve just left school drop-off and I’m stuck in traffic.”
As an equality and inclusion practitioner, it’s hard to embrace Australia Day. However, I am a proud Aussie, so today I choose to focus on the positive.
There is no doubt that women – and most men – agree that we need more talented women in the senior roles that have eluded them for some time.
“Step up and talk your walk!” That’s just one action men can take to support gender equality.
This week I was fortunate to attend the Sydney Business Chicks workshop with Harvard Business School professor and social psychologist Amy Cuddy, as guest speaker!
All about our latest book, Got Your Back.
Last week US president Donald Trump appointed two men to head up his ‘Women in the Workplace’ initiative. This reminded me of when our own former prime minister, Tony Abbott, appointed himself as the Minister for Women.