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Yale gives up Calhoun for Murray

The College will now bear the name of Grace Murray Hopper, a trailblazing computer scientist.

14 February 2017

WGEA: Time to tackle segregation in growth industries

Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, Libby Lyons, says that “If we are serious about being an innovation nation, we need to start improving gender diversity in industries that will be growth areas in the years to come.”

13 February 2017

Road safety awareness workshop for recent migrant and refugee women

Shakti Migrant & Refugee Women’s Support Group Melbourne would like to invite women from Asian, African, And Middle Eastern background for a FREE Programme to Learn about being safe on the roads.

7 February 2017

Call for volunteers: Shakti Australia

Shakti Australia is looking for multi-cultural volunteers who are able to connect with a range of different people of all ages, including students, peers, higher authorities, families and members of a wider community.

7 February 2017

Call for submissions: Homer

Homer is a Canberra-based website founded to discuss masculinities and confuse the idea of what it means to be a man. They're currently calling for submissions for publication on their website.

5 February 2017

CFP: Political masculinities and populism

This conference is the latest in a series dedicated toward the topic of political masculinities having first taken place in 2012.

5 February 2017

CFP: Doing science – doing excellence – doing inequalities?

What is ongoing in academia with respect to scientific knowledge production, excellence and inequalities? This international and interdisciplinary research workshop will explore this from a critical perspective which is informed by gender and... Read more

1 February 2017

The Invisible Farmer: PhD scholarship EOIs now open

The Invisible Farmer, funded as an ARC Linkage project, is the largest ever study of Australian women on the land. It will combine personal narratives and academic research to map the diverse, innovative and vital role of women in Australian... Read more

31 January 2017

Prosecute; don't perpetrate

Prosecute; don't perpetrate is a campaign that aims to help end impunity for sexual violence in armed conflict.

23 January 2017

Summer school on transitional justice 2017: gender, conflict and preventing and countering terrorism and violent extremism

Apply now for the 10th annual Summer School on Transitional Justice: 'Gender, Conflict and Preventing and Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism: International, Regional and Local Dimensions'

15 January 2017

Call for papers: Women in the creative arts

The School of Music at the Australian National University is pleased to announce a call for papers and submissions for an innovative research conference on “Women in the Creative Arts” to be held at the school from 10-12 August 2017.

15 January 2017

ACT women’s grants program: now open for application

Applications are now being accepted for the ACT Women’s Grants Program 2016-2017 which provides funding for initiatives aimed at improving the safety, status, health and well-being of women and girls in the ACT.

15 January 2017

EOI: UNFPA Asia and the Pacific seeking implementing partners for project measuring violence against women in Asia and the Pacific (2016 – 2019)

UNFPA Asia and the Pacific Regional Office (APRO) is in the process of identifying potential implementing partners for the implementation of a project to strengthen regional and national capacities to measure violence against women in Asia and the... Read more

15 January 2017

Job opportunity: impact investing manager - Investing in Women (IW)

Investing in Women is looking for an experienced Impact Investing Manager with a background in impact investing, finance or private sector development, and a strong understanding of the impact investing ecosystem and women small medium enterprises (... Read more

15 January 2017

Australian Book Review Gender Fellowship

Australian Book Review is offering the ABR Gender Fellowship, they are seeking proposals for a substantial article on gender in contemporary Australian creative writing in all its forms.

11 January 2017


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