Chief Executive Women welcomes new members

Chief Executive Women (CEW) is delighted to welcome 117 new members today, bolstering the membership rank to almost 1,000 women leaders. The growth in membership reflects the breadth of talented women in leadership roles in Australia and overseas. New members include senior executive women representing business, government, and not-for-profit sectors. Notably, in this year’s intake one in five new members …

CEW commends 2022-23 NSW Budget, including the Women’s Opportunities Statement

Chief Executive Women (CEW) commends the NSW Government for its bold reform to improve women’s economic participation in today’s 2022-23 NSW Budget. CEW welcomes the landmark investment in early childhood education and care – along with other measures, in particular, to improve women’s workforce participation and progress into leadership roles, support for women in small business and entrepreneurship, the Carla …

CEW welcomes NSW Budget measures to enable women’s economic participation

Chief Executive Women welcomes the NSW Government’s $5 billion package to increase access to childcare. The investment will play a critical role in unlocking women’s economic participation by expanding existing centres, or building new ones, to create additional places for families to access early education and care centres around the state. Accessible and affordable childcare was the key recommendation put …

CEW members recognised in 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours

Chief Executive Women congratulates CEW members recognised in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours List: Professor Tanya Monro AC for eminent service to scientific and technological development, to research and innovation. Elizabeth Koff AM for significant service to public health administration and governance. Miriam Silva AM for significant service to the multicultural community of South Australia, and to women. In addition, …

CEW ANNUAL DINNER keynote speaker – Robyn Denholm

CEW Annual Dinner 2022 keynote address Robyn Denholm I wish to add my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of this land and pay my respects to Elders past, present and emerging. I would also like to acknowledge Chief Executive Women for this incredible event and thank you for the opportunity to speak to …

Solve Australia’s skill shortage by unlocking women’s economic participation: New study

New economic research released today by Chief Executive Women has found that increasing women’s participation in the paid workforce would address Australia’s current skills shortage and have long-lasting impact on productivity in Australia. The analysis, conducted by Impact Economics and Policy, shows that unlocking women’s workforce participation could fill job vacancies and address critical skills shortages predicted between now and …

2022 Federal Budget a missed opportunity to build an economy that delivers for all

29 March 2022: While welcoming some modest measures, Chief Executive Women (CEW) says this year’s budget should have done more to deliver long-term measures needed to increase women’s workforce participation and build an economy that delivers for all. Download media release CEW welcomes measures including the enhanced Paid Parental Leave Scheme to 20 weeks with both parents eligible, the investment …