IWD Breakfast with Kylea Tink

There were no spare seats at the breakfast last week hosted by Independent candidate for North Sydney, Kylea Tink. The panel of Christine Holgate, Georgie Dent and Jack Jacobs discussed what has been happening as women find their collective voice and what still needs to change as a Federal election approaches. Uplifting to feel the […]

Christine Holgate interview for WiBF

  This was a terrific discussion for Women in Banking and Finance. It’s clear that Christine Holgate has enormous courage but her experience, and the very public pressure, also made her quite ill, as she explains. Throughout her career Holgate has delivered time and again but agrees that telling women all they have to do […]

Gender Lens Investment Summit

The opening session at this forum was a terrific conversation about ensuring a gender lens is used with all kinds of investments from market funds to philanthropy. Thanks to Julie Reilly, CEO at Australians Investing in Women; Giles Gunesekera, CEO at Global Impact Initiative (who launched the Gender Equality Fund in early 2021) and Kimberley Gire, […]

Asian Leadership Project: in conversation with Yeesom Lo, Network Ten

It was a great to talk about diversity and cultural stereotypes recently with the talented Yeesum Lo for the Asian Leadership Project (founded by the remarkable Julie Chai and this series sponsored by Ashurst with Kasey Zun). As the head of development at 10 ViacomCBS she is in one of the top jobs in media […]

Time to change: Not In My Workplace Summit

Although it was mainly online, I was able to join few speakers in the studio to moderate the Respect@Work summit organised by Not In My Workplace in June. It was a brilliant example of women (from across the political spectrum) standing together to push for much needed action to address workplace sexual harassment. We were […]

AHRI D&I Conference

Catherine has for a number of years, moderated the Australian HR Institute’s (AHRI) annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference. Catherine has a wealth of knowledge and experience and this, combined with her exceptional skill as a moderator, complements and enhances the insights coming from our speakers and panels. Thank you Catherine. Sarah McCann-Bartlett Chief Executive Officer […]

Gender & identity discussion @cuppaoflifecafe

A great opportunity to discuss diversity and hear from trans woman Sandra Pankhurst about an amazing and courageous life (she featured in the book The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein) hosted by @cuppaoflifecafe https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DveiU8YMbHkjP39CfDCxrl2ncuMQeqnS/view

Quotas: some thoughts from me

Here’s a link to an interview I did with the ABC on quotas and the evidence that they work: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6781031521626271744/  

Ecstra: Women’s work and economic security

Ecstra Foundation webinar, moderated by Catherine Fox. Here’s the link to the discussion by an expert panel on how current policy approaches impact “women’s work,” and why now is the time to reset, invest and improve the economic security and financial wellbeing of all women in Australia.  

Tapod gender equality conversation

This was a great discussion: https://tapod.buzzsprout.com/462049/8224326-episode-86-catherine-fox-pushing-the-levers-fixing-the-leaks-gender-equality-in-the-workplace