Tagged: Leadership

Congratulations, Elizabeth Broderick, on being Australia’s overall ‘Woman of Influence’ for 2014.

One of Australia’s most high profile lawyers, Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick, has been acknowledged for her leadership in 2014 as the overall ‘Woman  of Influence’ at the The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards. Westpac chief executive Gail Kelly commended Broderick for her far-reaching work as Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner. “Her dedication to […]

‘It’s been a great era…but we have a long way to go.’ Dame Quentin Bryce farewells the office of the Governor General.

Dame Quentin Bryce’s term as the twentieth-fifth  Governor General of Australia, and the first woman to be appointed to the position, officially ended on March 26th, 2014. A woman of many firsts, she ‘normalised the “unusual” and demonstrated why appointing leaders outside of the usual sphere of power is important.’ Asked, on her last day, […]

Kim Rubenstein delivers the 53rd National Council of Women of Victoria’s Australia Day Address

Trailblazing Women and the Law project leader, Professor Kim Rubenstein, was honoured to be invited by the National Council of Women of Victoria to deliver their 53rd Australia Day address on January 23rd 2014. In the picturesque and aptly named Pioneer Women’s Gardens, Professor Rubenstein gave the audience an update on the project and what […]

Chief Investigator Professor Kim Rubenstein awarded the 2013 Edna Ryan award for Leadership!

Professor Kim Rubestein, Chief Investigator for Trailblazing Women and the Law has been awarded the Edna Ryan Award for Leadership. The EDNAs acknowledge and celebrate women who are prepared to make their lives political and who are making a feminist difference. Professor Rubenstein, according to her citation and confirmed by those who know her and […]