An Economy with Care at its Centre

CEW Pre-Budget Submission 2022-23 An Economy with Care at its Centre The pandemic exposed the fragility of our economic assumptions and our lack of investment in the social infrastructure crucial to a strong, functional economy. As we rebuild, Australia is faced with an opportunity to build towards a more vibrant and prosperous Australia. Read: Pre-Budget Submission January 2022 Our key …

2022 Australia Day Honours list

Chief Executive Women extends its congratulations to the nine CEW members recognised for their outstanding contribution to community in the 2022 Australia Day Honours list. The accomplished senior women leaders and CEW members recognised in the 2022 Honours are: Dr Helen Nugent AC COMPANION (AC) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION For eminent service to people with disability through leadership of social …

Celebrating Women in Leadership in Technology

Anna Leibel, CEW Scholar 2018 MIT Innovation Growing up in Diamond Creek, Anna Leibel taught herself to code at the age of eight. By the time she was 18, the world wide web was just starting to take off along with this new thing called ’email’. She got a lot of requests for help from friends and family and soon …

Sam Mostyn AO’s address to the National Press Club of Australia

National Press Club of Australia – Wednesday,  24 November 2021 Chief Executive Women President Sam Mostyn AO addressed the National Press Club of Australia outlining a vision for Australia’s future which uses all of Australia’s resources and talent, especially women, to create a vibrant and inclusive post-pandemic economy and society. Sam Mostyn AOChief Executive Women, PresidentRead: Media Release https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5xSQxGQ1MM Full Speech (Not as …

NAIDOC Week: Congratulations to our 2021 Indigenous Scholars

Chief Executive Women (CEW) & Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation are delighted to announce the successful recipients of the 2021 CEW & Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation Scholarships. Congratulations to Deanella Mack and Katrina Johnson who will attend an in-demand leadership program at Harvard Kennedy School. The CEW and Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation Scholarships have been designed to support …

Equitable Flexibility Offers so Much More than ‘Working from Home’

The COVID-19 pandemic showed us that flexible and remote working can be effective when it is implemented at scale and that it can have wide-reaching productivity benefits. The pandemic has also shown that flexible working is no longer a ‘women’s issue’, it’s about economic success and attracting and retaining the right talent for your organisation to prosper. Chief Executive Women …

NEW REPORT SHOWS MEN AND WOMEN ACCESSING FLEXIBLE WORKING EQUALLY IS KEY TO FUTURE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY

New Report Shows Men and Women Accessing Flexible Working Equally is Key to Future Economic Prosperity

Chief Executive Women (CEW) calls for Australia’s business leaders to learn from COVID-19 and embed flexibility as a strategic performance driver. Newly released research today shows 95% of employees want flexibility and want their companies to do more to encourage flexible work arrangements. The ‘Equitable Flexibility: Reshaping our Workforce’ report, conducted in partnership with global consultancy firm Bain & Company, …

CEW Budget 2021 response Sam Mostyn AO

CEW Welcomes Federal Budget Measures

CEW welcomes Federal Budget measures to increase women’s workforce participation and economic security Chief Executive Women (CEW) has welcomed a $3.4 billion investment aimed at increasing women’s workforce participation and economic security in tonight’s Federal Budget. “The measures announced tonight are encouraging and a positive step towards building a smart economy that delivers and maximises the potential of all Australians. …

Pre-Budget Submission 2021/22

To deliver CEW’s vision of women and men having equal social and economic choices and responsibilities,  we must raise their voice and leverage the strength and influence of our diverse membership to create a movement for change. CEW’s Pre-Budget Submission to the Federal Budget 2021-22 offers practical solutions that will take into account the impact of COVID-19 and offer the …