CEW ANNUAL REVIEW – FY22

Welcome to Chief Executive Women’s Annual Review. CEW’s Annual Review allows us the chance to share with you our ongoing progression in educating and influencing all levels of Australian business, the public service, academia and not-for-profit sectors on the importance of gender balance. > Download CWW Annual Review – FY22

CEW Leadership Summit – Breakthrough Whitepaper

  The Chief Executive Women Leadership Summit, hosted on Tuesday, 6 September 2022, brought leaders together for an uncensored conversation about what can be done to break through the malaise and achieve gender equality for the benefit of all in Australia. In a day of inspiring discussion and keynote speeches, attendees were left empowered to drive meaningful change in their …

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 …

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 …

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. …