Filling the Geelong pool
Committee for Geelong (CfG), in partnership with K Rock, will host
a boardroom briefing tomorrow on the issue of gender equality in
the corporate world, with keynote speaker Marion Fulker, Chief
Executive Officer, Committee for Perth.
In June 2015, the Committee for Perth
released its landmark gender equity report Filling the Pool and Ms
Fulker will share learnings from the 24 month research
inequality is an issue that we all need to address. It's affecting
us economically and socially. We found that the barriers to women
participating and progressing in the workforce are as much
structural as they are cultural," Ms Fulker said,
"I am keen to pass on the learnings from
the Committee for Perth's Filling the Pool research, and I commend
the Committee for Geelong for raising this important issue in their
poor track record of women participating and progressing in
corporate life in Perth, the research project culminated in a
roadmap of 31 interlocking recommendations for government, the
corporate sector and women.
forward to discussing what Geelong can learn from Perth's
experiences, and how we can take collective action to address these
issues," Committee for Geelong CEO Rebecca Casson said.
attendees will also hear from K rock's General Manager Andy
Mathers, together with Sales Manager Rachel Patterson and Leanne
'Stampsy' Stamps, Music Director and Drive Announcer on K rock's
The Departure Lounge, who will discuss women in leading roles both
on air and off air.
UPDATE: Marion presenting Filling the Pool in Geelong.