What Makes Me Glad, Mad and Sad Once a Year, Every Year

I am a gender equality consultant, researcher and speaker. Every year, there is this phenomenon called International Women’s Day. Like Christmas and Easter, this celebration comes around each year. Like Christmas and Easter, the preparations and lead up to the big day seems to occur earlier! Each year, I get glad, mad and sad about… Read More

Five Ways You Can Bust Myths About Women and Why It’s Important

The gender pay gap is real. It starts early. It persists throughout a woman’s life. It harms her. Especially when she becomes a woman over 50. Lets bust some myths about why women are being systematically underpaid and fix the gender pay gap once and for all. Read More

The Most Innovative And Inclusive Leaders Daydream; Here Is Why

Let’s allow ourselves to daydream about what an ideal, gender balanced world in sport and business looks like beyond gender biases and discrimination. Let’s daydream about a nirvana like environment that truly has a level playing field, where we are collectively realising our full potential. Yes, let’s daydream a little. Read More

This is How Your Wallet Will Change the World

The global consumer economy is valued at $35 trillion and women’s spending accounts for $28 trillion. Thats Power! Power to achieve gender equality! Read More

How to Get the Right Person in the Right Place at the Right Time

How do you find highly qualified and experienced professionals who are in the right place at the right time?
You look further afield than CBD or urban locations, just like Jo Palmer does with Pointer Remote Roles. Read More

Why Asking For a Fair Go Is Risky and How to Solve It.

The image of the laconic Aussie bloke saying ‘Fair go mate’ is one that many Australian’s are familiar with. We even had a Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, who famously first used a variant of the phrase: ‘fair shake of the sauce bottle’ in 2006. Well now its my time to echo our 26th Prime Minister and say ‘fair shake of the sauce bottle’, because whilst many of us love Australian bush slang and phraseology, it seems that it doesn’t translate to providing women in Australia an actual fair go.  Read More

What Is The Invisible Barrier For Women in Sport?

Despite the many social and organisational benefits of advancing women in leadership within the sporting sector, Australian sporting clubs and organisations have been slow to catch on. Why? Read More

Now Is The Time to Talk About More Money in Sport

There is undeniable evidence that advancing more women in sports leadership means they will earn more and will spend more in sport. This is a win, win, win situation for sport, the economy and of course for women.  Read More

Here is How to Move from Conversation to Action.

There’s a lot of talk about the problem of gender inequality. There is a lot of talk about the benefits of a gender diverse workforce. Increasingly, CEO’s are including gender diversity in their top priorities. I would forgive you if you were thinking “blah, blah, blah” right now. Because guess what? Many leaders are thinking blah blah blah. Alarmingly, there are many women in the corporate world who think (and say) the say thing. Because there is a LOT of talk and very little high impact action. Or is there? Read More

The Unique Wonderful World of Womens Networking

Women’s networking groups and events often get a bad rap. My response to the detractors of women’s networking groups is to give it a go, before you criticise. You just never know who you might meet and gain wisdom from.
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