CEW WELCOMES NEW PRESIDENT SUSAN LLOYD-HURWITZ

Chief Executive Women (CEW) is pleased to announce that Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz has been appointed President of Chief Executive Women. The appointment was confirmed by the CEW Board at the CEW Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 15 November. >Download media release

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 2022-23 Pre-Budget Submission

Leveraging women’s participation and leadership is one of the most effective actions for business and government to boost the Australian economy. As we build for recovery, while facing critical labour and skills shortages, we need to invest in our people and place care at the centre of our economy. We cannot afford to delay this investment or have women as …

Chief Executive Women welcomes expansion of Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave to 26 weeks

Chief Executive Women welcomes the Albanese Labor Government’s announcement to boost Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave (PPL) from 18 weeks to 26 weeks. CEW has long advocated for a package of reforms, of which PPL is a critical lever, in unlocking women’s workforce participation and boosting the economy. The increase to 26 weeks paid parental leave, designed with maximum flexibility for …

New scholarship to boost governance qualifications of women leaders

Chief Executive Women (CEW) is launching a new scholarship for women leaders in any industry, designed to support the governance skills of emerging leaders and encourage further career progression. The Governance Institute of Australia CEW Scholarship is open to mid-senior executives in any industry who have at least five years’ experience managing teams of five or more people. It will support two recipients each year to …

CEW Census INSEAD Leadership Transition Scholarship

Women’s progress into leadership has stalled in Australia, according to 2022 Senior Executive Census. At the current rate, it will take 100 years for women to make up at least 40% of all CEO positions on the ASX200. The Census outlines important actions for business, investors, and government to help accelerate change. We are acting too. We are pleased to …

Congratulations Kate O’Connor and Lauren Joyce

CEW congratulates Lauren Joyce and Kate O’Connor, who have been awarded the 2022 Maureen Kerridge AM Scholarship. Two inspirational leaders in the media industry, both Lauren and Kate now have the opportunity to study executive courses at Harvard and Stanford to further advance their careers. The Maureen Kerridge AM Scholarship is for mid-to-senior women leaders in advertising, media, and television. …

2022 CEW CENSUS AN URGENT WAKEUP CALL – CEO GENDER BALANCE 100 YEARS AWAY

Read the 2022 CEW Senior Executive Census The progress on women reaching the most senior leadership roles in corporate Australia is going backwards, according to the 2022 Chief Executive Women (CEW) Senior Executive Census, and at this rate it will take 100 years for women to make up at least 40% of all CEO positions on the ASX200. Now in …

CEW AND BAIN STATEMENT REGARDING CEW SENIOR EXECUTIVE CENSUS 2022

The CEW Senior Executive Census is collected annually in partnership with Bain & Company, from data available on company websites and in annual reports. Data on the executive leadership teams for the companies in the CEW Senior Executive Census was collected in July 2022 from company websites, including Annual Reports and media releases. This methodology has been in place since …