Media releases 2012

Two Australian Women Awarded Harvard Business Scholarships
The high calibre of Australian executive women’s scholarship applications, for the Harvard Women in Leadership Forum, resulted in two scholarships being awarded this year instead of just one. Chief Executive Women and the Women’s Leadership Institute Australia have partnered to offer this prestigious scholarship to Australian business women for the second consecutive year.
Published: March 2012



New scholarships recognises leadership potential of women working part-time
The leadership potential of women who work part-time has been recognised by a new a joint Chief Executive Women (CEW) and Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) scholarship. The inaugural scholarship provides two women, working part-time a chance to participate in the AGSM Women in Leadership Program. CEW and AGSM Executive Education are pleased to announce Maree Sidey, Director of Community Programs at Australian Drug Foundation and Briana Palmer, Convenience Trading Manager at BP as the recipients of the Women in Leadership Scholarship for emerging women leaders working on a part-time basis in the business, government or not-for-profit sectors.
Published: 3 April 2012

New scholarship recognises leadership potential of Indigenous women
The leadership potential of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women has been recognised by an inaugural Australian business school scholarship. The initiative is jointly funded by Chief Executive Women (CEW) and the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM). CEW and AGSM Executive Education are pleased to announce Arabella Douglas, Director, Regional Services, NSW Family and Community Services – Aboriginal Housing Office and Melissa Williams, Director, Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment and Engagement, University of Western Sydney as the recipients of the scholarship. These women are among the first to attend AGSM’s Women in Leadership program.
Published: 28 May 2012