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In October last year at TEDWomen, I had an experience that added a whole other dimension to my understanding of what we’re up against as a community in our work around diversity and inclusion. Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw began her talk by asking all members of the audience to stand. She said she would, one by…

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Is your CEO a good leader on gender equality?

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.

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What does it mean to dress like a woman?

It’s time to get ready for work. You look at your wardrobe and consider what you will wear, and what your choice might say about you to your colleagues. The options seem endless. Was it always like this?

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Inspiring hope through ‘counter pessimism’

In these restless times, it’s natural to feel a sense of uncertainty about our future, and the future of our society.

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TEDWomen 2016: It’s about time

Being an advocate for gender equality, a learning professional, and committed to my ongoing professional development, I had to be at TED Women 2016 in San Francisco.

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What’s inside your ‘invisible backpack’? You might be surprised (like me)

I am privileged. Of course, I know this, but what am I carrying around in my ‘invisible backpack’?

Gender Equality, Leadership

Working for nothing? No thanks.

Did you know that Australian women have been working with no pay from 1 July to 8 September? 

Culture, Leadership

Same-same makes no difference: hiring for diversity

One of the most powerful leadership lessons is to appreciate the value of bringing people into the team who think and look different to us.

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Leading the charge for inclusive leadership: In conversation with David Morrison AO and Diana Ryall AM

On Thursday, 30 June, the Diversity Council Australia (DCA) and Xplore for Success co-hosted a conversation on inclusive leadership

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