WOMEN IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA Friday 7 August 2015

This weeks W.A Women report includes;

  • The University of Western Australia has cut three majors from its Arts Degrees. Despite protests, gender studies, European studies and medieval history majors will go, along with five of the 16 associated units over 2016-2018.
  • EQUAL RIGHTS/PAY EQUITY/REPRESENTATION The importance of women in a sorry State
  • Narrowing the gender pay gap in WA – a different path to CEO pay equity?

National

  • 6 August – Release of Workplace Gender and Equality Strategy results
  • Dr Lisa Williams is a social psychologist. Her article ‘The problem with merit-based appointments? They’re not free from gender bias either.’ published 30 July 2015 raises some good points.

W.A. WOMEN IN BUSINESS

  • The Ernst & Young Western Region 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards were held in Perth on Thursday 24 July.

WOMEN IN TECH
Where have all the girls gone?

much more, download the report here DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT WA-Report-20150807.pdf (120 downloads)

The slightly kookie, but very smart Michelle Stanford, speaks at TEDxPerth about women in tech.