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Audrey Fagan Board Traineeship Program

The Board Traineeship Program is a new program in 2018 and the objective is to develop the skills and expertise of ACT women in order to increase their participation in decision-making and leadership roles.

17 July 2018

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...

9 July 2018

Two exciting opportunities to research the future of human rights

The search is on for two new PhD scholars of exceptional quality to work on research projects aligned with the Australian Human Rights Institute.

The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme is part of UNSW Sydney’s commitment to harness research...

9 July 2018

Sexual harassment of women: Climate, culture, and consequences in academic sciences, engineering, and medicine

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have released a report that explores the influence of sexual harassment in academia on the career advancement of women in the scientific, technical, and medical workforce.

9 July 2018

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...

4 July 2018

Sexual and gender-based abuse and discrimination in academia in Australia

Sobering report based on a survey by AWHN on sexual and gender-based discrimination and abuse in Australian Academia

3 July 2018

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.

21 June 2018

Australian gender economics workshop 2019

Call for papers: AGEW invites the submission of research papers on any topic on gender economics.

14 June 2018

Queer legacies, new solidarities

This conference invites presentations and panels on a wide variety of historical and contemporary topics, from a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds, related to sex, gender and sexuality, including work on masculinity and heterosexuality. 

14 June 2018

Women also know history

Calling all Australian and NZ women historians: become a listed scholar for a great new initiative to promote and support the work of women historians, and offer a concrete way to address explicit and implicit gender bias in public and professional...

12 June 2018

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