Recommended: Gender Intelligence

 Based on more than twenty-five years of in-depth surveys involving 100,000 men and women across dozens of Fortune 500 companies, Annis and Marron provide a deeper understanding of the forces that create and perpetuate gender inequality. “Gender Intelligence” exposes common false assumptions and shows how a growing number of leading-edge […]

Recommended: Lean In!

You HAVE to read this book. Sandberg set off a movement with her TED talk and this book expands on her views of why women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Here she supports her arguments with anecdotes, facts and research that are compelling. This is less a guidebook […]

Recommended: Sticky Floors

 Language is powerful and in this book title each describe the effect of women not reaching their leadership potential. Shambaugh argues that what really holds women back is right below their own feet — the sticky floor. These sticky floors are self-limiting beliefs, assumptions, and behaviours that serve to limit a woman’s […]

Grim but essential, autopsies are saving lives in Bangladesh

MOHESHALI, Bangladesh – Something went terribly wrong when Asta Banu gave birth. Her labour was difficult and seemed to take forever. When the baby – a boy – was finally born, he was unresponsive. Although Ms. Banu’s family quickly arranged transportation to the Thakurgaon District Hospital, their efforts were in […]

Report lays out “baseline” for progress in gender equality

Although women are outpacing men in achieving higher levels of education, they are still more likely to pursue the humanities as opposed to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. That’s according to the World’s Women 2015, a UN report which looks at how women worldwide are faring in eight critical areas […]

Work of doctor who helped treat rape victims focus of new film

The work of a gynaecologist who treats rape victims who have been subjected to sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the focus of a film which has just been released. “The Man Who Mends Women”, tells the story of Dr Denis Mukwege.

10 Women Who Broke Through the Glass Ceiling

A great compilation to remind of some well-known and lesser-known females who have broken through the glass ceiling. http://www.9news.com/news/special-reports/10-women-who-broke-through-the-glass-ceiling/420532764

How Does Health Impact Your Career

Three quarters of executive positions of the local health sector in Western Sydney are now filled by women. Check out this article for more details. http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/womens-medical-success-in-executive-roles-in-sydneys-west/news-story/673136bd7765ac00ff3856ee9f8a2807