6 men championing gender equality

6 men striving for gender equality

Over my 13 years in the diversity and inclusion industry, I have met some men who champion gender equality in a very real and genuine way. Men who see the lack of women in senior roles, recognise that generational change is not fixing it, and also understand what they have …

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#metoo backlash – good men are terrified!

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The unintended side effect of the #metoo campaign is that good men, who are horrified at the stories and actions of other men, are frozen and opting for ‘inaction’ in the fear that they might do the wrong thing. Lean In released research which says that since the recent media …

6 women crushing gender barriers in senior roles

6 women crushing gender barriers

Women experience an uneven playing field, research and statistics demonstrate gender barriers time and time again. Looking at the corporate pipeline, gender inequality starts from the very first promotion. According to a recent report in America titled Women in the Workplace 2017 by McKinsey and Leanin.org, fewer women than men …

Learning framework – why the 70:20:10 model still works

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As global providers of award winning diversity and inclusion programs, it’s crucial for us at emberin to be at the forefront of the most effective learning and development trends, such as the 70:20:10 learning framework, in order to produce amazing results for our clients. With our assistance, our client, Telstra, …

Top 5 Diversity and Inclusion buzzwords for 2018

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2018 is well underway and there’s no doubt that it’s going to be a big year in the diversity and inclusion world.   I’ve been in the D&I industry for 13 years now, and every year there seems to be a shift in thought leadership and what the new “thing” …

Top 5 Diversity and Inclusion buzzwords in 2017

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No one hates jargon more than I do. Fluffy phrases or acronyms used to describe something which could otherwise be summed up in simple, human language. We are all human after all – so why not make life a bit easier and seek to clarify rather than confuse? With this …

Global gender pay gap –  who does it best?

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It wasn’t too long ago that the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released the workplace gender pay gap statistics, showing Australia has actually gone BACKWARDS compared to 2004. Even more shockingly, the World Economic Forum has predicted that it will be 100 years before the gender pay gap is finally …

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Key trends for diversity and inclusion in 2018

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As 2017 draws to a close, I wanted to reflect on key diversity and inclusion trends this year. I also wanted to look ahead at what trends I predict for 2018 in the diversity and inclusion space.   Let’s take a look at some of the key trends in 2017: …

10,000 Women in Tech Virtual Conference Highlights

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Our first ever 10,000 Women in Tech Conference, held in November 2017 was an outstanding success with women from across Asia Pacific joining to listen to an exceptional line up of 56 industry leaders and speakers from around the world. The week of virtual discussions, sessions and talks brought together …

Diversity: I call BS!

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It’s the trend for leaders to shout from the roof tops about how supportive they are of diversity and inclusion. And yet the results are pitiful. Why? I call BS! Being inclusive of someone who is different to you is really hard. Managing someone who’s different is even harder. Let’s …