Changing the landscape of gender equality

Changing the landscape of gender equality

VIC
Aug 5
In the last decade there have been many changes in the landscape of gender equality. Join prominent thought-leader and founder of the Male Champions of Change, Liz Broderick, as she reflects on the progress, setbacks and clear areas of opportunity to create a more gender equal world.

Speakers

Elizabeth Broderick AO, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission Founder, Male Champions of Change
Nino Ficca, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, AusNet Services
Jo Fisher, Managing Director, Jo Fisher Executive Group
John Lydon, Managing Director, McKinsey & Co

Event overview

At this forum, CEDA invites male and female leaders to engage in a way forward on gender equality: How do we lead with action to accelerate progress?

Join prominent thought-leader and founder of Male Champions of Change, Elizabeth Broderick, and our panel of industry leaders as we reflect on the progress, setbacks and clear areas of opportunity to create a more gender equal world. We discuss:

  • The impact and way forward for the Male Champions of Change strategy - what role can men and women play in influencing  workplace culture?
  • The economics of gender diversity: Why successful businesses make this a priority;
  • Leading with action and investing in systemic change;
  • Dismantling barriers and unconscious bias; and
  • Strategies for male-dominated industries

CEDA encourages both men and women to attend and participate in this important dialogue.

Meet the keynote speaker

Elizabeth Broderick AO
Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission Founder, Male Champions of Change

Elizabeth Broderick was appointed for a five year term as Sex Discrimination Commissioner in September 2007. During her term, she has been committed to improving gender equality through her advocacy in preventing violence against women and sexual harassment, improving lifetime economic security for women, balancing paid work and unpaid caring responsibilities, promoting women’s representation in leadership and strengthening gender equality laws and agencies. Elizabeth has been a key advocate for Australia’s national paid parental leave scheme and domestic violence reform. She has championed the changes to the ASX Corporate Governance Principles to increase the number of women at decision making level. She has developed the Male Champions of Change strategy and worked with the Australian Government to strengthen gender equality laws and agencies.

Meet the panel

Nino Ficca
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, AusNet Services

Jo Fisher
Managing Director, Jo Fisher Executive Group

John Lydon
Managing Director, McKinsey & Co

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