Joint Statement- CEW AND WOMEN’S INTERESTS MINISTER SIMONE MCGURK

Chief Executive Women in Western Australia has met with Premier Mark McGowan and Women’s Interests Minister Simone McGurk to discuss opportunities to further gender equality in Western Australia. The roundtable, hosted by the Hon Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia at Government House, was attended by Chief Executive Women Board member and Western Australia Chapter Chair Libby Lyons and about 30 leaders from across business, academia, government, and the not-for-profit sector. The roundtable covered a range of …

Child Care Subsidy Changes, the Right Step to Increase Women’s Workforce Participation

Chief Executive Women (CEW) welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement to bring forward increased Child Care Subsidy (CCS) benefits to March 2022. These changes will provide a clearer pathway to help more carers (predominantly women) participate in the workforce, while rebuilding Australia’s economy. Access to affordable childcare has been one of the greatest blockages to women’s participation in the workforce. Productivity …

Where are the Women?

CEW Senior Executive Census 2021: The 2021 Chief Executive Women (CEW) Senior Executive Census has been released. Now in its fifth year, the CEW Census provides a key benchmark of gender balance within Executive Leadership Teams of Australia’s ASX300 companies. Where are the women leaders in these top publicly listed companies? Which organisations are achieving gender balance in their leadership teams?  The …

Chief Executive Women welcomes 194 outstanding new members

Chief Executive Women (CEW) welcomes a record 194 new members expanding the group’s representation across key sectors and recognising the range of senior leadership roles women hold across Australia, and beyond. New members include senior executive women representing the Not for Profit (15), Government (30), Financial Services (26), Education (11), Mining & Resources (14) and 26 other sectors across the …

2021 CEW Scholarships – diversity amongst our recipients

Chief Executive Women (CEW) has awarded the first round of 2021 CEW Scholarships to women from a wide range of industries and sectors. CEW continues to expand our scholarship program to cater for greater diversity and each winner has nominated a scholarship that best suits their needs and aspirations. We look forward to welcoming the scholarship recipients to the CEW …

Schmidmaier/Mayne Not-for-profit Scholarship Recipients

Chief Executive Women (CEW) is delighted to announce the recipients of our inaugural Schmidmaier Mayne Scholarship for women leaders in the not-for-profit sector. The new scholarship was established this year in recognition of the commitment and contributions of Dagmar Schmidmaier AM and Lynette Mayne AM, Directors of the CEW Leaders Program inspiring hundreds of women to develop their leadership capacity. …

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 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 …

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 …