Gender strategy

I need a gender strategy, where do I start?

I need a gender strategy, where do I start?

Gender can become a priority for your organisation in different ways. Ideally, it’s through strategic thinking of what’s important to your business and an understanding that gender diversity can lead to innovation and higher performance. So where do you start with a gender strategy?

September Financy Women’s Index - progress on women's economic equality

September Financy Women’s Index - progress on women's economic equality

The September Financy Women’s Index has been released showing progress on women's economic equality in Australia. The Financy Women’s Index powered by Data Digger is the country’s first and only Index which tracks and benchmarks the economic progress of Australian women on a quarterly basis.

Can the media industry lead on gender equality issues, and impact gender stereotyping - while contributing to creating social change?

Can the media industry lead on gender equality issues, and impact gender stereotyping - while contributing to creating social change?

Dr Heidi Sundin conducted a lecture and tutorial at the University of Technology, Sydney to students studying Ethics in Advertising from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

When students were asked “who thinks there is an equal representation of gender in the workplace” a total of 0 students raised their hands. It was an insightful event into how young adults perceived gender inequality and stereotypes, with ideas such as “staggering disparity” and “unequal representation” being thrown out in the discussion.

Understanding attitudes towards gender equality and how they impact the workplace

Understanding attitudes towards gender equality and how they impact the workplace

The most persistent and pervasive barrier to achieving gender equality in workplaces, and in society generally, is the attitude that people hold about it. In psychology-speak, people hold stereotypes about women and men and their expected behaviours and roles in life.

Press for progress, International Women's Day Event

Press for progress, International Women's Day Event

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on how far we have come as a society and economy on the road to gender equality, and to further reflect on the road ahead. In light of this year’s campaign theme, ‘Press for Progress’, facilitated by Karen Illes, panellists Kristin Lopes, Paul O’Halloran, Nareen Young and Dr Heidi Sundin joined together in a collaborative discussion to answer the question of how we can continue to press for progress towards gender equality.