[Special Edition] Business Women Australia National Survey tapping into the collective voice of female business leaders

Topic: Business Women Australia National Survey tapping into the collective voice of female business leaders

Joining me today is Lyn Hawkins – one of the Directors of Business Women Australia and Kristen Turnbull – Director of CoreData Group to discuss the findings of the inaugural Business Women Australia National Survey, which was a collaboration between BWA and CoreData Group.

The online survey was conducted between 10th and 31 July 2017 and was able to tap into the collective voice of female business leaders – in fact 551 business women across all sectors, states and professions including business owners, executives, senior managers and women on boards.

On today’s show, Lyn and Kristen share:

  • Why they undertook this research;
  • The key opportunities this financial year holds for female leaders;
  • What key challenges female leaders are facing;
  • How important is flexibility in the workplace to increase female participation;
  • How women working part-time are feeling about their role;
  • What support networks women in leadership are leveraging;
  • Whether or not female leaders are optimistic about the future;
  • What we can do to better support female leaders;
  • Whose responsibility it is to address the gender equality gap.

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