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Gender equality: The ‘drastically missing piece’

Gender equality: The ‘drastically missing piece’

Women’s rising educational achievements, greater workforce participation, stronger economic independence, and growing voices in leadership are all positive steps forward for society. Right? Well, maybe not in everyone’s view. Optimists among us have reason to believe that steps forward in women’s economic empowerment go hand in hand with greater support

Women running the tech behind provocative robot sculpture

CW: This post mentions suicide. What happens when art and technology collide? And can it inspire the next generation of women in information and communications technology (ICT)? On May 30, the Canberra-based non-profit organisation, WIC (Women in Information and Communication) will host a panel discussion around internationally-acclaimed artist Jordan ...
‘Success can look very different for everyone’

‘Success can look very different for everyone’

UC’s Professor Michelle Lincoln is profoundly aware of the unique challenges faced by women working in health and medical research. “The mid-career stage is a particularly vulnerable point for women,” says Michelle. “They are often making decisions between pursuing a research career or a clinical career. They’ve also got lots
The history of the female side-hustle

The history of the female side-hustle

Living on a farm in regional Australia and about to welcome another child to our family unit, I was contemplating what my future commute to Sydney for my state government job would look like. It was 2019, the year before Covid, and before working from home became the norm. All

Why war is a feminist issue

Editor’s note: The author of this piece has requested to publish anonymously due to the toxic nature of the online discourse around the Gaza-Israel conflict and not having the resources to deal with the reprisals. BroadAgenda supports the writer and this decision, and come to the judgement that it’s important to

Gender equality: The ‘drastically missing piece’

Gender equality: The ‘drastically missing piece’
Women’s rising educational achievements, greater workforce participation, stronger economic independence, and growing voices in leadership are all positive steps forward for society. Right? Well, maybe not in everyone’s view. Optimists among us have reason to believe that steps forward in women’s economic empowerment go hand in hand with greater support

Women running the tech behind provocative robot sculpture

CW: This post mentions suicide. What happens when art and technology collide? And can it inspire the next generation of women in information and communications technology (ICT)? On May 30, the Canberra-based non-profit organisation, WIC (Women in Information and Communication) will host a panel discussion around internationally-acclaimed artist Jordan ...

‘Success can look very different for everyone’

‘Success can look very different for everyone’
UC’s Professor Michelle Lincoln is profoundly aware of the unique challenges faced by women working in health and medical research. “The mid-career stage is a particularly vulnerable point for women,” says Michelle. “They are often making decisions between pursuing a research career or a clinical career. They’ve also got lots

The history of the female side-hustle

The history of the female side-hustle
Living on a farm in regional Australia and about to welcome another child to our family unit, I was contemplating what my future commute to Sydney for my state government job would look like. It was 2019, the year before Covid, and before working from home became the norm. All

Why war is a feminist issue

Editor’s note: The author of this piece has requested to publish anonymously due to the toxic nature of the online discourse around the Gaza-Israel conflict and not having the resources to deal with the reprisals. BroadAgenda supports the writer and this decision, and come to the judgement that it’s important to