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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White, male leadership on gender not enough for a step change

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The following article was reported in the Australian Financial Review on 7 January 2014. Read More...

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It's not 'stop the boats', it's 'stop the excuses'

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

With the announcement of Tony Abbott's cabinet last week, Rosa Parks came to mind. She was the African-American woman who refused to give up her seat to a white person on 1 December 1955. Her defiance served to rally black leaders from all around America to lead change in what became known as the ‘bus boycott’. It lasted until 20 December 1956 when a federal ruling that segregation on buses was unconstitutional. From that day forward, the rights of African-America people changed forever. Read More...

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Company Performance Improved with Gender Balance

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Boardrooms the world over are changing. The pressure is on Chairman to build more diverse teams and that means both genders and as many cultures necessary to reflect the customers and communities that the board and its organisations serve. 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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