Banks #beanamechanger

Westpac: 2/9, more men named Peter than women Board of Directors: Lindsay, Brian, Nerida, Ewen, Alison, Craig, Peter 1, Peter 2, Peter 3 Commonwealth: 4/10 Chair: Catherine CEO: Matt Directors: Shirish, David, Brian, Andrew, Mary, Wendy, Anne, Rob NAB: 3/10 Chair: Ken CEO: Andrew Directors: David, Philip, Peeyush, Anne, Geraldine, Doug, Ann, Anthony ANZ: 3/9,…

Supermarkets #beanamechanger

Woolworths Board of Directors: 4/9 Chair: Gordon CEO: Brad Board members: Jillian, Holly, Siobhan, Scott, Kathee, Michael, Richard Coles Board of Directors (Wesfarmers): 3/10 Chair: Michael MD: Rob Board members: Paul, Bill, James, Tony, Wayne, Diane, Vanessa, Jennifer IGA Board of Directors (Metcash): 5/9 Chair: Robert CEO: Jeff Board members: Patrick, Fiona, Anne, Tonianne, Murray,…

Slow work on the Global Gender Gap

The most challenging gender gaps remain in the economic and health spheres. Given the continued widening of the economic gender gap, it will now not be closed for another 217 years.

She’s Price(d)less

Australian women graduate from university in equal numbers to men, but they don’t progress through the workforce at the same rate. Data collected by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency shows that just one in four key management personnel and one in eight CEOs are women.

New Financy Women’s Index shows changes

In the 12 months to December 2016, the Financy Women’s Index powered by Data Digger improved 4.1 points to 106.2 points, as the number of women occuping corporate board positions rose and the disparity between average earnings fell to its lowest level in five years.

Women less likely to get promoted than men

Substantial differences identified in feedback provided to women and men point to the perceived riskiness of female appointments. Women are told more frequently than men that they need to display “more confidence” and have “more experience” to be promoted.