CEW Sustainability scholarships

New CEW & ANZ Sustainability Scholarship Now Open

Chief Executive Women (CEW) and ANZ are proud to announce a new scholarship opportunity for women leaders working across the fields of environmental and corporate sustainability as well as sustainable finance. The CEW & ANZ Sustainability Scholarship is designed for female sustainability practitioners with at least five years leadership experience looking to develop their skills and enhance their capabilities. We are looking …

Federal Budget 2021

Upcoming Federal Budget 2021- Joint Policy Statement

April 28, 2021 saw representatives of parents, workers and business come together with a united goal of making Australia a nation in which all women can live and work freely and safely and reach their full potential. Achieving these changes would benefit all in our nation. We welcome the formation of the government’s Cabinet Women’s Taskforce as an opportunity to …

VALE CARLA ZAMPATTI AC

It is with great sadness that Chief Executive Women (CEW) acknowledges the passing of one of Australia and CEW’s most special people, Carla Zampatti AC, the undisputed leader of Australian fashion, the entrepreneur, the philanthropist and a sage wise and wonderful founding member of CEW. Sam Mostyn AO spoke on behalf of CEW members, saying “Carla was an inspiration and …

Leaders Program

NEW: Not-for-Profit Scholarship

Chief Executive Women is celebrating Interntional Women’s Day 2021 with the launch of a new scholarship for women leaders in not-for-profits. The new Schmidmaier/ Mayne Scholarship is open to mid to senior level managers who have held their current senior managerial roles for at least five years. Applications are now open with four scholarships to be awarded (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth …

IWD: The Case for Change

CEW advocates for change in key priority areas to achieve our vision of a society where women and men have equal economic and social choice and responsibilities. In support of International Women’s Day (IWD), CEW presents the 2021 update of The Case for Change: a review of the status of women in Australia in leadership, economic security, workforce participation and …

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 …

CEW welcomes Sam Mostyn as President 

CEW President Sue Morphet and the CEW Board welcomed CEW member Samantha (Sam) Mostyn as incoming President at CEW’s Annual General Meeting, Sam Mostyn has significant experience in the Australian corporate sector both in executive and non-executive capacities, in particular in the areas of human resources, corporate and government affairs, sustainability management and diversity, and a long history of sports …

Chief Executive Women Women leaders enabling Women leaders

Fair criticism and fair praise for all leaders

 Controversy stirs difficult memories By Sue Morphet November 4, 2020  We have high expectations of our leaders, in business, the community and public life. Our leaders need to be accountable and perform at their best.   In the past week, we have seen the now former Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate becoming the subject of a strident public storm which …

CEW Scholars heading to Stanford

  Chief Executive Women (CEW) is pleased to announce Carolyn Baker, ConnectEast Group and Von Slater, Lifestyle Communities Limited have won CEW scholarships to study leadership at Stanford Graduate School of Business, California. Carolyn and Von will attend the business school’s most popular elective course, Interpersonal Dynamics for High-Performance Executives CEW Scholarships Committee Chair, Colleen Harris, says: “These scholarships are …

Sally Collins to head to INSEAD, France

Sally Collins, Chief Operating Officer of the Victorian Funds Management Corporation has been awarded a CEW Scholarship to attend the highly regarded Advanced Management Program at INSEAD, France. The prestigious 4-week executive leadership course helps C-Suite leaders build exceptional levels of strategic, high-performance, and self-aware leadership skills. CEW Scholarships Committee Chair, Colleen Harris, says: “Now, more than ever, Australia needs …