Grim new statistics have revealed that we still have a long way to go in Australia before we come close to achieving equality in the workplace between binary genders if the big businesses are anything to go off.
Of the 25 bosses appointed at Australia’s top 200 companies in 2019, only two were women (Macquarie Group and Spark New Zealand Limited), with 17 companies having no women in their executive leadership teams.
You can find the research at the CEW site here
The annual census by Chief Executive Women (CEW) criticised this “slow” progress, with president Sue Morphet noting that “there are some figures saying that we’ll be waiting about 80 years for it to be equal.
“My granddaughter will be 84 by the time we have equal representation.”