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Indigenous women can apply for grants to attend the 2020 Australian Women's Leadership Symposium

WLA's Indigenous grants program is back for 2020 and applications are now open.

Catherine Fox: A stop fixing women update

Barely a week goes by without another classic example of the fixing women approach to modern gender dynamics in action. All the usual faulty thinking and victim blaming is regularly on display, often backed by little data or even basic logic.

Licia Heath on running for election and why we need more women in politics.

Licia Heath is the CEO of Women for Election Australia, a non partisan organisation dedicated to inspiring, equipping and sustaining women in politics.

Huge interest in scholarships for automotive sector women

Toyota Motor Corporation Australia is the latest corporate sponsor to join the 'Elevate' initiative

October Aspire: A new event, awards and the Elevate initiative

We have so much to celebrate in October with the launch of our new event the Indigenous Women's Leadership Symposium. Also, we announce the Elevate initiative in partnership with St.George and nominations for awards are now open for 2020

St.George and WLA announce landmark ‘Elevate’ initiative for women in automotive

St.George has partnered with WLA to offer full scholarships for women working in Australia's automotive sector to undertake leadership training with WLA. Women in Automotive Australia are also supporting the Elevate initiative.

Women & Leadership Australia launches inaugural Indigenous Women’s Leadership Symposium

The event will offer a safe space for Indigenous women to come together, share their wisdom, network with their peers and develop their leadership skills.

Nominations for the Australian Award for Excellence in Women's Leadership now open for 2020

Nominations are now open for the Australian Awards for Excellence in Women's Leadership. Please nominate your friends and colleagues who deserve recognition for the amazing work they do.

Funding is available for women in the Horticulture sector to undertake leadership courses

Women working in the Horticulture industry can now apply for a scholarship to undertake a leadership course with Women & Leadership Australia. The partnership with Hort Innovation is designed to advance gender equality and women's leadership in Australia's horticulture industry.

Catherine Fox on the 2019 Australian and New Zealand Women's Leadership Symposiums

Catherine Fox writes a wrap up of the 2019 Australian and New Zealand Women's Leadership Symposium, looking at key themes, delegate experiences and the key takeaways from this year's theme of amplification.