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Professor Caroline Finch AO

ECU Professor addresses the under-representation of women in science in higher education

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

ECU Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Vice-President, Professor Caroline Finch AO was invited as a guest speaker to the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill to discuss gender equity in higher education.

Women in Leadership

Healthcare Sector Female Leader’s Scholarship

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Women & Leadership Australia is offering scholarships for women working in the health and medicine sector. The initiative is providing junior through to executive managers with scholarships to support their growth and development. The scholarships assist with participation in one of three flagship development programs. The programs provide highly collaborative learning environments uniquely tailored to the needs of female leaders. Find out more and register your interest prior to Friday, 20 March 2020.

Women in science

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program is recognising early-career women scientists

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program established in 1998, recognises and supports accomplished women researchers and encourages other women as their progress their careers. In 2020, the For Women in Science Program Fellowships are a ‘Climate’ edition; with five $25, 000 Fellowships available solely for women researchers tackling issues around climate change.

Gender Equality website

ECU launches new 'Gender Equality' website

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

A new ‘Gender Equality’ website has been developed to support the work on gender equality and the promotion of gender equity activities at ECU.

Women in technology

Women in Tech WA – Welcome to 2020

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Women in Tech WA (WiTWA) the Perth-based organisation that champions for diversity and equality for women in tech [+] in Western Australia, have announced their upcoming events in 2020. This includes the first TechXChange professional development event and the first of the Techtrails STEM and Future Skills Program events.

Group photo in front of Edith Cowan House

WA Women’s Hall of Fame finds a new home at ECU

Friday, 13 December 2019

Edith Cowan University (ECU) will host an ongoing exhibition of the WA Women’s Hall of Fame from 2020 after signing a Strategic Partnership Agreement.

Current events

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Women in Research Workshop

You are invited to a workshop on Thursday, 5 December 2019, designed to help Australian women in their research careers. The workshop will be facilitated by Laureate Fellow, Sharon Parker, Director of The Centre of Transformative Work Design, and will feature the resources she and her team have developed for the website Women in Research.

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Catalysing Gender Equity 2020

Catalysing Gender Equity 2020 - February 20 - February 21

The Australian Academy of Science, in collaboration with Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), invites you to join us at Catalysing Gender Equity 2020, a two-day outcome-driven conference guided by the Women in STEM Decadal Plan.

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2020 Edith Cowan Memorial Lecture celebrating International Women's Day

6 March 2020, ECU Joondalup Pines, Perth, Western Australia

Join ECU for their annual Edith Cowan Memorial Lecture celebrating International Women’s Day, as a panel of experts discuss the relationships between gender equality, climate justice and sustainable development. ECU’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Partnerships) Professor Cobie Rudd will moderate the panel discussion, as we consider what action is needed to create greater equality possibilities.

Past events

"Women in Research" Workshop

You are invited to a workshop on Thursday, 5 December 2019, designed to help Australian women in their research careers. The workshop will be facilitated by Laureate Fellow, Sharon Parker, Director of The Centre of Transformative Work Design, and will feature the resources she and her team have developed for the website Women in Research.

50 years after Australia’s women first won “equal pay”: how far have we come?

In November 2019, The Australian British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) will join with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) on a national event roadshow for the release of WGEA’s sixth year of gender equality reporting data. ECU are proud to be co-partners of the event for Western Australia on 29 November 2019.

CEDA Women Leadership Series - economics of diversity and inclusion

Economics of diversity and inclusion - metrics and measurements, 14 November 2019 - Pan Pacific Perth.

Panellists will engage in critical discussion around improving equality and gender diversity in WA and the metrics that support positive economic growth; workplace practices that have proven to be effective in achieving greater gender equality and examples of how these practices have and will continue to boost Australia’s competitiveness and productivity.

Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly - Invitation to presentation by Professor Sally Kendall

Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly is part of a global project led by Yale University. The aim of Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly is to enable countries to identify the gaps in the environment that support, promote and protect breastfeeding. Anyone with an interest in Breastfeeding, primary and community health care is encouraged to attend.

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