The trap of over-optimism
The recent news that Roe v Wade was overturned by the US Supreme Court, effectively banning access to abortion for millions, has sent a chilling message about the fragility of women’s basic rights. Despite the talk about gender equity in all kinds of spheres, the decision has been a potent reminder that progress is fragmented...
Mean Girls and Groupies
Mean girls and Groupies: Women are standing for election in record numbers
Lazy D&I will not deliver fairness for women
Lazy D&I: Don’t rabbit on about valuing women; run a gender pay gap audit and fix the deficit – plus handy other hints to go beyond the easy diversity checklist By Catherine Fox – Gender and Work Commentator Tags: IWD International women’s day Businesses are using diversity and inclusion policies as fig leaves to deflect...
It's not a gender pay gap, it's a yawning chasm
It’s not a gender pay gap, it’s a yawning chasm by Catherine Fox | Oct 19, 2021 | Featured, Op-eds, VIP | A recent study has illuminated the gap in pay, perception, and understanding between men and women in the workplace. They may work in the same sector, but men and women in...
With three decades as a journalist and advocate, Catherine is one of Australia’s leading experts on leadership, the future of workplaces and the status of women.
Her career has included interviewing management gurus, Nobel Prize winners and international CEOs. She has written five books, won a Walkley Award, presented at conferences and appeared in the media around Australia and internationally.
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Women in Media interview: ABC News Radio
The latest Women In Media survey shows a gender pay gap of 16% and more than half the respondents ranking the sector’s commitment to gender equality as weak. Great to...
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Episode 8 – the vital role of women's leadership