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In his own words: The male perspective on gender diversity

Date Posted: 25 October 2013

2012 marked the tenth year of the Australian Census of Women in Leadership – a decade of measuring the progress that Australian companies have made in terms of female representation …

Seizing the Initiative available on-line!

Date Posted: 17 December 2012

Note – the hardcopy print edition is sold out but the entire volume is still accessible online.

Based on papers presented at ‘Women, Leadership and Democracy’, a conference held at the …

Slow Progress on Female Bosses

Date Posted: 27 November 2012

Australian companies are still failing to promote women into senior management positions, prompting calls for quotas and executive bonuses tied to increasing the number of females in top jobs.


Jane Caro and #destroythejoint

Date Posted: 3 September 2012

Jane Caro feels great sympathy for the vast majority of men who have been let down this month by a very vocal minority of of their gender. ‘How horribly embarrassing …

Enough with the research: Time to “crash through” on women in leadership

Date Posted: 17 August 2012

Speaking to an audience in Sydney in late July, 2012, Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency director Helen Conway said we’ve got more than enough research to show …