CEW CEO Conversation

CEO Conversation

The CEO Conversation is a tailored, impactful and practical step towards driving greater gender equality
Chief Executive Women’s CEO Conversation is a powerful tool to support Chief Executives lead their organisation’s gender diversity journey with their senior executive team.

Combining the ground breaking CEW Gender Diversity Tool Kit with the in-person insights of some of Australia’s most senior women leaders, CEO Conversation offers a tailored, impactful and practical precursor to creating true gender equality within organisations.

For more information contact Kathy Finckh, Director Leadership Development



  • CEW meets with key parties in your organisation to explore scope
  • Information gathering

  • CEW conducts structured and confidential discussions with key individuals to build qualitative data on gender diversity in your organisation. We also request workforce data from your HR function
  • Data analysis

  • CEW conducts an analysis of qualitative and quantitative data and prepares materials for discussion
  • CEW member matching

  • CEW selects 2-3 of its members, who are some of Australia’s most senior and respected women leaders, to join your CEO and leadership team in the CEO Conversation.
  • The Conversation

  • Over two hours, we explore identified gender diversity challenges your organisation faces through the power of storytelling and sharing of experiences.
  • Ongoing support

  • CEW meets with you 6-8 months after the CEO Conversation to understand impact, troubleshoot and identify any further support required
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