The sound of equality: A podcast for International Women’s Day 2018
March 07, 2018
"When Kelly O’Dwyer, Australia’s national Minister for Women recently returned home to her family in Melbourne after a week in Parliament, her almost-three-year-old daughter Livvy asked about her mum’s trip from Canberra. Yesterday, in O’Dwyer’s address to the National Press Club, she recounted a little of what Livvy said, “She knowingly told me that if I was on a plane then there must have been a pilot. And then she said, ‘What was her name?’”
The number of women in leadership positions is increasing, but based on the Women in the Workplace study by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org, women are still underrepresented at every level in the corporate pipeline, with the disparity greatest at senior levels of leadership.