Friday, May 12, 2017

Four steps towards gender parity in the workplace - MY BUSINESS

by Greg Steele
Originally published: May 9, 2017

The dialogue around women in work unfortunately hasn’t changed much over the last decade. Progress has been slow. Yet as one business leader explains, SMEs are well-placed to lead the charge on this important social challenge.

Engineering in particular faces a number of challenges if it is to become more female-friendly. Not least of these challenges is a male-dominated talent pool and low numbers of female graduates.

In my time as a Chair of the Consult Australia Male Champions of Change, I’ve been lucky enough to explore the issue with my industry peers.