Archive for the "Feminism" Category

How far have we come?

The Deal Special Issue: 30 Years of Chief Executive Women. 
Thirty years after CEW began, the long-standing members reflect on what’s really changed for women and the advice that actually matters. …

The Long View – Advocacy for Abortion

Keynote presented at the Children by Choice Conference

Brisbane, February 2015


In 1982 a group called Toleration that described itself as a coalition against fanaticism invited me to give a keynote speech at its inaugural conference on the theme “Your body but whose right to choose?”

Rereading it in preparation for today’s speech it seemed eerily familiar- a real sense of déjà vue, including the protesters outside. 

I feel proud that half a century of feminist activism has enhanced the status and rights of women and equally sad that abortion r…

Ethical Leadership, Women and Influence

At an event last week at the St James Ethics Centre, entitled Ethical Leadership, Women and Influence, a crowd of predominantly executive women from a range of industries listened intently while Geraldine Doogue engaged company directors and diversity advocates Wendy McCarthy and Sam Mostyn in a discussion that seemed to find its way quickly to the subject of gender quotas.


Click here to read the full article by Marina Go, originally published by Women’s Adgenda….