To celebrate and raise awareness of World Youth Skills Day on Sunday 15 July, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) is encouraging Australians to reject the idea of ‘girls’ and ‘boys’ subjects in school.
Mother’s Day is a day of celebration for families across Australia. It is also an opportunity for us to consider what motherhood means in contemporary society. Many mothers want to pursue careers alongside raising their children and they should not be penalised for doing so.
Consulting engineering firms know they have a challenge recruiting women into their highly male-dominated industry. While firms compete for a limited pool of female talent, understanding the gender balance of the graduate intake across the industry is important for developing and tracking recruitment strategies.