Women Who Innovate Part 2
We continue to look at women who innovate in the start up space - companies run by women who are adopting an innovative approach and doing socially useful things. Bonus, bonus! This week we look at Old Quarter Coffee Merchants.
Women Who Innovate Part 1
The Innovative WOB Companies series celebrates women who are adopting an innovative approach to business - often harnessing surplus products & services in a new and creative way and doing social good. This artilce looks at Vennu, who are transforming the use of community spaces.
Paid Parental Leave
Women on Boards was part of the coalition of women that lobbied for universal Paid Parental Leave, which was introduced at 18 weeks paid at the national minimum wage on 1 January 2011. It defended the scheme against proposed changes under the Abbott Government in 2015 and in 2017 put forward a hybird model to the Government, based on a model of 26 weeks PPL.
Gender Balance in Global Sport
In 2014 Women on Boards authored the inaugural Gender Balance in Global Sport Report, which was subsequently updated in 2016.
Gender lens on the budget
Each year the National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) conducts a careful, expert, non-partisan analysis of the Federal Budget and makes recommendations across a range of policy areas – workplace relations, health, education, housing, domestic violence, taxation, superannuation and more, as well as some related to machinery of government and data.
Committees and Coalitions
Women on Boards works with a range of organisations and informal groups to maximise its contribution to policy development.