The 2018 National Road Show hosted Lucy Brogden, the Chair and Commissioner of the National Mental Health Commission, as our keynote speaker. As we visited each of the capital cities around Australia, Lucy shared some important messages with the almost 1,000 attendees. She spoke about mental health in the workplace and gave us all a timely reminder to bring this issue to the forefront before there are serious consequences.
We were delighted to host Sally Auld, Chief Economist and the Head of Fixed Income and FX Strategy, J.P. Morgan, Australia and New Zealand, as the guest speaker at this year's networking breakfast at the ACSI Conference. Sally spoke to the audience of members and non-members about her career journey so far and her views on the ever-changing economic and geopolitical landscape.
Last week we re-visited the Domestic Violence Charter for Employers at our second HR Forum which gave the HR professionals in the room a chance to discuss the implementation of the Charter within their fund and any issues that they may have seen. We also heard from Emily Maguire, CEO of the Domestic Violence Resource Centre of Victoria, on how the disclosure of family violence should be handled and the types of training and resources that are available. Emmeline McIllree who is in the People, Partnership and Culture team at PwC also spoke at the Forum on corporate culture and the challenges one can face when implementing change.
If you’ve heard about the gender pay gap, chances are you’ve also heard there’s a superannuation gap between men and women.
But with a staggering superannuation gap of 47 per cent, many are left asking ‘why’?
This year the Women in Super Breakfast at the 2017 ASFA Conference hosted Mary Murphy, Chief Digital Officer at First State Super, as our keynote speaker. Addressing an audience of over 150 guests, Mary spoke about her journey in the superannuation industry which began over 30 years ago.
Key note speaker, Rosemary Addis (Executive Director of Impact Strategist and Chair of the Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing) explored what impact investing means for funds and their members.
In 2016 we will once again be offering the Fiona Reynolds Global Dialogue Scholarship.
This scholarship is worth $10,000 and will enable one WIS member to join the Global Dialogue conference and its delegates.
WIS, AIST and ISA organised a briefing in Melbourne on Wednesday 29th October with Senator Jenny McAllister (Chair of the Senate Inquiry) directed at CEOs and Board members of the superannuation industry.
On 1 June 2015 the Indigenous Super Working Group (which includes Women in Super) held the inaugural Indigenous Superannuation Summit to build awareness, stimulate discussion and consider the many issues faced by Indigenous Australians within the superannuation system.
Read about the objectives of the working group and the summit report that details the objectives from the day.