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How proper conversations help foster inclusion and diversity
Gender diversity in engineering is possible, says a leading engineer, provided industry leaders commit to it.
Arcadis recognised as employer of choice for gender diversity
PRESS RELEASE 21 February 2018: Arcadis, the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets, was today announced as a Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Equal Opportunity Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE).
Embedding diversity in an organisation's DNA
Leadership is crucial to changing the culture of the engineering profession to embrace more gender diversity, according to one of the country's top engineers.
How to make the push for parity a reality
In November last year, the World Economic Forum published its latest Global Gender Gap Report which benchmarked 144 countries on their progress towards gender parity across a range of areas. It found that no country had closed the gap to date and, on current trends, it would take 217 years for gender parity...
Naomi Simson announced as Keynote Speaker
Engineers Australia is delighted to announce that Naomi Simson will present at our three International Women’s Day events taking place in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney next March. As one of Australia’s most prominent entrepreneurs and business leaders, Naomi will share her experience and insights with over 1,000 attendees across the three locations.
International Women's Day 2018 campaign theme: #PressforProgress
The 2018 campaign theme #PressforProgress acknowledges that while the world has made a lot of progress in regards to gender parity, we as individuals and the wider community cannot become complacent.
Achieving gender diversity and inclusion in the workplace takes effort and commitment by employers, employees, governments, and the engineering profession-at-large. It is not something that can be done by any one organisation or sector of society alone—every little bit counts.