Archive for the "Social Commentary" Category

From a one-teacher school…

My father fought in the Second World War. He went into the army and when he came home he got a soldier settlement block in quite a remote part of NSW out of Forbes.

I went to a one-teacher primary school of 25 or 26 kids. My family talked a lot, they were sociable and they had books. I was a voracious reader from the age of seven. Mostly I read and listened to ABC radio.

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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….

Are we overlooking anything valuable in the budget?

Wendy McCarthy discusses this and other issues with Peter Switzer on Sky News: Business, Thursday 22 May 2014.

 

Click here to watch the interview….