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 …

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 …

Chief Executive Women: five asks of the next government of Australia

Chief Executive Women has outlined five policy priorities to leverage women’s participation and leadership to boost the Australian economy. Media Release CEW members, more than 800 of Australia’s most experienced women leaders from across the country, are calling for real commitment and action from the next federal government on these priorities. CEW President Sam Mostyn AO said the federal election …

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 …

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. …

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 …