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Family support key for women diplomats in breaking glass ceiling

Despite a massive campaign for gender equality, a more conservative segment of Indonesian society still finds it odd for a husband to put his career on hold to “follow” his wife abroad, a situation that every woman diplomat must face at some point in their career.

Gender equity, diversity, inclusivity challenges and solutions discussed at women in optics luncheon

Céline d'Orgeville discussed raising awareness of gender equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace; improving gender equity, diversity, and inclusion in SPIE committees; and improving gender equity, diversity, and inclusion in conference planning and organization

Dr Raihan Ismail awarded this year's prestigious Max Crawford Medal

Dr Raihan Ismail from The Australian National University (ANU) has been awarded this year's prestigious Max Crawford Medal from the Australian Academy of Humanties, for her outstanding scholarly achievement.

Involving men in ending violence against women: The right approach?

#MeToo, White Ribbon, HeforShe – these campaigns are a collaboration by men and women to achieve gender equity and end violence against women. In recent times, they have dominated media headlines.

Queering Femininity: a look at ANU Sociology graduate Hannah McCann's first book

Hannah's first book explores femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body

Homeward Bound empowering women scientists

Professor Susan Scott says the 2018 Homeward Bound Expedition has allowed her to network with other types of women scientists in a way she has never had a chance to, before.

Abusers and enablers in faculty culture

K.A. Amienne discusses four ways that abuse negatively affects academe and suggests that by recognising the following behaviours as abuse, we can more quickly change them at the institutional level without constantly expecting women to adapt at the individual level.

The 'Davos' of women comes to Australia: Sydney to host Global Summit of Women

In an article for The Sydney Morning Herald, journalist Nassim Khadem writes that Sydney has won a global bid to host the "Davos" of women after it was backed by leading business and political leaders who want to showcase Australia as a nation striving for gender equality.

Your guide to overcoming the ‘imposter syndrome’

In an article for Asteron Life, Dr. Meg Carbonatto explores Imposter Syndrome and offers solutions on how to overcome it.

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