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  • Last all-male board ends on the S&P 500. But there are still 4 on the ASX 200

    22 August 2019

    The sole remaining company on the S&P 500 without a woman on its board has finally appointed a woman to break up its all-male zone.

    Last month, Dallas-based Copart Inc, a company that provides online vehicle auction and re-marketing services, appointed Diane Morefield to join its board. The company’s revenue topped $1.5 billion dollars last year and has more than 6,000 employees across 200 locations across the world.

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  • Women leaders also have a responsibility to inspire other women: Misha Joshi, VMwareDATAQUEST

    22 August 2019

    How has the perception towards women in tech changed over the years? India has some of the highest numbers of women pursuing STEM education. Yet these graduates (51.9% women graduates in IT and 51.3% in Science) have remained under-represented in the engineering and technology industry until recently.

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  • Fathers getting paid parental leave can help women's careers

    22 August 2019

    Fathers getting paid parental leave can help women's careers Anna Patty 13:28, Aug 22 2019 Reddit Millennial men felt least included of anyone in their workplace, said Miranda Burdon, chief executive of Global Women, in a speech outlining new research on inclusivity in the workplace. Australian academics are looking to Iceland when it comes to ways to increase the proportion of fathers who take paternity leave.

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  • Gender discrimination the key driver of pay gap

    22 August 2019

    Aug 22, 2019 — 12.00am Share Gender discrimination in the workplace is the main cause of the gender pay gap, surpassing children, part-time work and occupational segregation, a new report has found. Economic analysis by KPMG released on Thursday found gender discrimination accounted for almost 40 per cent of the gender pay gap , up by almost a third from 29 per cent between 2014 and 2017. Alison Kitchen, national chairman of KPMG Australia.

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  • The Complex History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

    22 August 2019

    As the 19th Amendment turns 100, three exhibitions in Washington explore the contentious — and unfinished — struggle for voting rights.

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