Achieving Gender Equality

Achieve Gender Equality Advancing the roles of both genders through discovery, discussion, education, leadership and adapting our values to allow women and men equal opportunity to a career, parenting, financial security and personal enrichment.

Dysfunction in the boardroom

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Boardrooms continue to attract attention and stimulate debate the world over. During the past few weeks three quite different articles crossed my path which begged the question, 'What is the current priority regarding board performance?' As many companies continue to struggle in meeting targets, it is right to ask 'How are boards looking to improve their performance?'; performance that would benefit the companies they govern?  Read More...

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McDonald's women signal changing times

Friday, May 17, 2013

How many people do you know who, at the age of 14, started selling burgers and then after 13 promotions over 26 years now run 870 restaurants employing 90,000 people? How many aeronautical engineers from Boeing would you expect to find running supply chain in a food business? How many HR managers do you know who own McDonald's Franchises? Well, I know these 3 McDonald's executives and they are all women. Their stories remind us that women can do anything so I included them in Stepping UpRead More...

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Purpose of this blog

Monday, May 06, 2013

'Pamela, why is everyone getting on the diversity band-wagon?' a Group Human Resources Director asked me back in 2010. 'Odd,' I thought, given that the inquirer belonged to a segment of our society that Diversity Council Australia says represents 'diversity'that being the gay and lesbian community. I pondered for some time, why this person, who I had expected to have a personal interest in achieving diversity and equality, would make such a disparaging remark about those trying to help.
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