A/Prof Jan Coles and A/Prof Deb Colville presented at the annual Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) Research Forum on key issues facing women in their current and future role in medicine, and on policy to promote women’s participation. Click here to view the presentation.
Dr Merrilee Frankish, a General Practitioner, is a full-time Senior Medical Officer in a small rural hospital outside Cairns. She volunteered with Australian Doctors International (ADI) in Papua New Guinea for six months doing ‘integrated health patrols’ and has since returned twice to teach rural health workers at ADI in-service workshops.
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The ALA Fellowships program is a competitive grants program. It was established in 2006 to develop leadership, address priority development issues, and build partnerships and linkages between Australian organisations and partner organisations in developing countries. Read More »Australian Leadership Awards Fellowships Program
From Leslie Pratch at the Harvard Business Review blog comes this interesting article on why women leaders need self confidence – even if they feel self-critical inside.
Leadership Training: Why volunteering on a not-for-profit board might be the smartest thing you ever do
Volunteering on a not-for-profit organisation’s board or committee might be the smartest thing you ever do – board experience and leadership go hand in hand. Click here to read more.
From the New York Times comes this article from Peggy Klaus on how to ask for what you want in the workplace. “Whether from fear of being perceived as too aggressive or too selfish, women tend not to be comfortable asking for what they want. And when they do ask,… Read More »Don’t Fret. Just Ask For What You Need.
MWIA is dedicated to promoting a supportive network between all medical women; it confers opportunities for medical women to consider and work actively towards creating solutions for common issues. It advocates for gender equity and equality in the medical profession, as well as the provision of quality health care for women all over the world [1, 2].Read More »MWIA – AFMW essay competition winner Madhura Naidu
The Australian Centre for Leadership for Women (CLW) is now accessible for all. CLW has been operating since 2000 and has in that time profiled many national and international leaders as well as featured research, information and resources relating to numerous topics on women’s leadership. Visit CLW today for leadership… Read More »Open Access: Centre for Leadership for Women