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"Women in Research" Workshop

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

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?

Friday, 15 November 2019

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

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

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

Thursday, 22 August 2019

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.

ECU podcast for International Women's Day 2019: Dr Linda Holbeche – 'Making good on work life balance'

Tuesday, 05 March 2019 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > Events > Athena Swan Events at ECU > 2019 > 03

In marking International Women’s Day and the 2019 campaign theme #BalanceforBetter, ECU is pleased to provide this podcast from Dr Linda Holbeche direct from the United Kingdom. Join Linda as she discusses the changes needed in working environments that will ensure employees can prioritise both family and work equally.

Edith Cowan Memorial Lecture celebrating International Women’s Day 2019

Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Join ECU’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Steve Chapman CBE and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Partnerships), Professor Cobie Rudd as they discuss 'getting the balance right' between equity initiatives and economic sustainability with special guest Dianah Worman OBE Chartered FCIPD (from the UK) and ECU's new Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Equity and Indigenous, Professor Braden Hill.

Dr Carole Thomas - Sharing insights from an Athena SWAN Gold Institution: 14 December

Friday, 30 November 2018

Dr Carole Thomas leads the ‘Women in Science’ agenda at the John Innes Centre (JIC) and played an instrumental role in JIC being the first institution in the UK to receive a Gold Athena SWAN Award in 2017. ECU is pleased to be hosting the Western Australian leg of Dr Thomas’ Australian tour as she shares her Athena SWAN experiences with SAGE members nationwide.

Women in Elite Sport Panel - Reflecting on the past and perspectives on the future: 3 December 2018

Tuesday, 06 November 2018

It isn’t every day you get to ask questions and hear from some of the top women in sport. Join us as we bring together several successful women that work in elite sport or have walked the path of being an elite athlete themselves.

5 years of gender reporting in Australia: what has changed?

Sunday, 07 October 2018

In November 2018, 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 fifth year of gender equality reporting data. ECU are proud to be co-partners of the event for Western Australia on 22 November 2018. Email if you would like to attend.

CEDA Women Leadership Series - diversity in the arts

Friday, 05 October 2018

Join esteemed leaders as they examine the challenges and opportunities of diversity and inclusion in the arts sector, in CEDA’s final 2018 Women in Leadership event on 9 November 2018.Speakers will include Perth Festival's Artistic Director, Wendy Marin, Chair of the Australia Council for Arts, Sam Walsh AO, Black Swan State Theatre Company Artistic Director, Clare Watson and Councillor of the National Art Gallery of Australia and Chair of the Chamber of Arts and Culture WA, Helen Cook.

Women in Technology WA 20 in 20 Gala Awards Night

Friday, 28 September 2018

On Saturday 3 November 2018, Women in Technology WA (WiTWA) will be holding a Gala Awards night recognising 20 female champions for diversity and equality in STEMM. ECU are proud to be co-sponsoring this special event that celebrates WiTWA's 20 year anniversary. Tickets are limited, book now or contact

2018 STEM Learning Conference WA

Sunday, 16 September 2018

ECU is proud to be a key sponsor of the 2018 STEM Learning Conference, which takes place on Sunday, 16 - Monday, 17 September at Crown Convention Centre. Pitched at teachers and educators who specialise in STEM subjects, ECU's Vice-Chancellor will provide an address at the conference dinner, joined by WA Chief Scientist, Professor Peter Klinken.

Edith Cowan Athena SWAN Advancement Scheme Ceremony 2018

Monday, 23 July 2018

Staff are warmly invited to celebrate recipients of the 2018 Edith Cowan Athena SWAN Advancement Scheme with a ceremony to be held on the Joondalup campus, 8 August 2018.

CEDA Women Leadership Series - the CEO panel

Monday, 16 July 2018

Diversity beyond gender, 9 August 2018 - Perth CBD

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