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.

Australian Chair of Arup UKMEA outlines 2014 gender strategies

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Robert Care is a globally experienced, male CEO of senior ranking so he might be one of those people referred to by critics as ‘male, pale and stale’. He is indeed male, Caucasian and could be referred to as ‘middle aged’, but he is very definitely focused on achieving gender equality in his workplace as this quote from him, reported in Stepping Up, indicates “We have had (gender) discrimination for over 200 years in Australia so a little bias the other way is okay”. Read More...

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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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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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