Women in Leadership: Why aren't we there yet?

Women in Leadership: Why aren't we there yet?

Aug 7
Join prominent thought-leader and founder of the Male Champions of Change, Elizabeth Broderick, as she reflects on the progress, setbacks and clear areas of opportunity to create a more gender equal world.


Elizabeth Broderick AO, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
Gordon Cairns, Chairman, Origin Energy and Male Champion of Change

Event overview

Why haven’t Australian workplaces achieved gender equality and diversity? Despite significant effort across business and government, in education and awareness, more must be done to accelerate progress.

Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick has been a driving force behind the policy changes needed to achieve improved gender equality in Australia: corporate governance, structural changes, advocacy and cultural awareness.

However, statistics on gender-based pay gaps, board level representation and discrimination, indicate significant broad-based change is still needed.

As her tenure as Sex Discrimination Commissioner draws to a close, join thought leader Elizabeth Broderick in her final address to CEDA in Sydney, together with prominent Male Champion of Change panel member, Gordon Cairns, to define the forward agenda for change:

  • Changes in the Australian landscape of gender equality;
  • Progress, setbacks and clear areas of opportunity;
  • The impact and way forward for the Male Champions of Change strategy; and
  • How broad-based diversity focused organisational change is delivering results.

CEDA is committed to engaging with all leaders. Please consider gender balance when registering colleagues or inviting guests onto corporate tables. CEDA and the speakers are striving and expecting a 50/50 representation at this event to ensure a high impact and inclusive conversation.

Meet the speakers

Elizabeth Broderick AO
Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission

Gordon Cairns
Chairman, Origin Energy and Male Champion of Change

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