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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global day; celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

Today on International Women’s Day, DSA celebrate 50 years of empowering women. We are proud to be part of an industry that promotes personal growth, development and equality. We look forward to another 50 years with you, our members spreading this growth.

DSA is proud to announce valued Supplier Member, Russell Kennedy Lawyers has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. On behalf of the Association, we would like to congratulate Russell Kennedy on their achievement. To see who else has been recognised click here.

For International Women’s Day, we wanted to broadcast the empowering nature of the industry and what better way to do so then sharing the powerful speech delivered by Mrs Imelda Roche at our 2017 ‘Turn it Up’ Conference. To watch the video click here.

It seems only fitting to reveal our next speaker for our 2018 ‘Experience it’ Conference on International Women’s Day. We’re pleased to introduce Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, Libby Lyons.

Libby Lyons was appointed Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in October 2015. She oversees a statutory reporting process which gathers gender equality data from over 11,000 employers and covers more than 4 million Australian employees. In leading the Agency, Libby is focused on working closely with employers to create workplaces in which the skills, experience and ambitions of employees are equally recognised and rewarded, regardless of their gender.

To view a recent video featuring Libby Lyon discussing an overview of the 2016-17 Workplace Gender Equality Agency data click here.

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