The last month was significant for Australia’s boards – both positively and negatively.
My story is not that unusual. Did well at school, went to uni, got a great job, travelled, lived overseas, got married, progressed well in a career I loved and then had kids. I have to say, when I was younger I never expected to be a stay at home mum.
On May 17 people all over Australia will stand against discrimination in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) mates, colleagues and families. KPMG Enterprise Partner, Heather Hicks, shares her story of her recent marriage to her wife, Kate.
Today is International Women’s Day. The first international celebration was in 1911 as part of the Suffrage Movement. Then it was about the right to vote; now it means a lot more to many women (and men) around the world.
Have you ever used the phrase, “like a girl’? Run, “like a girl”; hit a ball, “like a girl”; cry, “like a girl”. This is everyday sexism.
The mantra of equal pay for equal work became law in Australia in 1973, so why is it still so hard to achieve?
Gay Pride is the celebration of life, human rights and ultimately the right to love whoever we want. That has to be worth celebrating.
Uttering the phrase “political correctness” in the workplace is not a good way to make friends. Few people are interested in being lectured by the “PC police”. Timothy Zahara asks the question, are the constraints imposed by political correctness worthwhile, or does political correctness stifle self-expression and creativity?
I have really mixed feelings about International Women’s Day and in the twenty first century we still need to pick a day to get the world to focus on something as fundamental as gender equality.
Pursuing gender equality is not just something we do because it is right or even because it’s smart. It’s because it is who we are