In 2015, CEDA celebrates five years of Women in Leadership discussions and research with the release of CEDA’s Top 10 Speeches: Women in Leadership 2010–2015.
CEDA’s Top 10 Speeches: Women in Leadership 2010–2015, is a collection of the most influential and interesting Women in Leadership speeches on the CEDA stage over the last five years which was launched on 27 March, 2015.
The speeches selected for the publication provide a snapshot of the topics and discussions from the CEDA event series and aim to highlight both success stories and also issues that remain significant barriers to women assuming leadership positions.
The publication also includes the top 10 issues identified from both discussions at CEDA events and research, which remain significant barriers to gender equality in the workplace.
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Top 10 Speeches
Women in Leadership: Progress and challenges
The Hon. Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO, former Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia
The role of female leadership in the 21st century
The Hon. Julie Bishop, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Closing the gap
Senator the Hon. Penny Wong, Senator for South Australia and Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
Are we there yet
Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
Women in Leadership: A human rights perspective
A human rights perspective – Professor Gillian Triggs, President, Australian Human Rights Commission
Women in Leadership: Understanding the gender gap
Helen Conway, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency
Transforming the Australian Army: A case for gender equity
Lieutenant General David Morrison AO, Chief of the Australian Army
Future gender equity
Richard Goyder AO, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Wesfarmers
Diversity in action
Raymond Spencer, Chair, Economic Development Board
Diversity driving productivity, profit and performance
The Hon. Anna Bligh, Chief Executive, YWCA NSW
The publication also includes a special feature by Chief Executive Women President, Transfield Services Chairman and Wesfarmers non-executive director Diane Smith-Gander who answers the question, “What are the 10 most significant barriers to women’s equality in the workforce?”
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