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Professional director Joan Withers thinks its good news for women aspiring to governance. (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

The winding path for women in corporate governance – what’s really improved?


People living half a century ago wouldn't recognise the modern workplace but women today say although changes do happen, so much stays the same.

Celebrity Cruises president and chief executive Lisa Lutoff-Perlo with Royal Caribbean Australian managing director Adam Armstrong

‘Smart disruption’ causes cruise industry sea change


Making a change in an industry that has long been dominated by men is no small feat.

Helen Robinson says having an all-women board is still embracing diversity

Chasing profits and a social mission

Tue 10 Oct

Entrepreneur series:  Organic Initiative co-founder Helen Robinson is using her previous entrepreneurial experience to drive a business with a mission.

MinterEllisonRuddWatts partner Stacey Shortall says more women in senior law roles "talking about [being working mothers] more openly"

Are we there yet? Women lawyers may well ask

Thu 21 Sep 1

The Law Society is plugging a gender diversity and inclusion charter to resolve a lack of women in the profession’s higher ranks. NBR View's Susan Wood talks to lawyer Stacey Shortall on potential solutions.

MBIE policy director Kim Connolly-Stone says the tech industry gender imbalance must be addressed

Government launches scheme to get women back into tech sector

Wed 13 Sep

Women occupy less than a quarter of technically skilled roles within the sector.

Women's Minister Paula Bennett says the narrowing of the gender pay gap is "fantastic" (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Gender pay gap narrows in June quarter

Fri 1 Sep 2

Women's median hourly pay has the biggest annual percentage increase since the June 2007 quarter.


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