Gender Equality Network - leading practice in parental leave

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Date: Thursday 28 Feb 2019
Time: 2:30pm to 4:00pm 

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Bookings close: 28 Feb 2019

At this Gender Equality Network, we will hear the latest on what's leading practice in parental leave.

Leading practice parental leave policies go beyond the minimum legal requirements – not only do they help employers retain valued employees, they enable employees to balance their career with family transitions and promote a more sustainable work-life balance for both women and men. But what does leading practice actually look like?

At DCA’s upcoming Gender Equality Network, we will take a deeper look at the elements of leading practice including:

  • Paid parental leave
  • Gender neutral policies
  • Shared care initiatives
  • Superannuation
  • Men and parental leave
  • Supporting parents and carers more generally.

Led by DCA’s CEO, Lisa Annese, our panel of guest speakers will discuss these elements and explore the steps required to implement a leading practice approach.
Speakers include:

  1. Emma Walsh, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Parents at Work
  2. Janin Bredehoeft, Research and Analytics Executive Manager, Workplace Gender Equality Agency
  3. Gina De George, Director - Inclusion, Diversity & Wellbeing, Talent, Deloitte and
  4. Alison Woolsey, Director - Diversity & Inclusion at Clayton Utz

Register to join webinar

The Gender Equality Network, proudly sponsored by KPMG, is free and open exclusively to DCA members and is designed to explore leading practice on gender equality and to assist members in their preparations to meet reporting requirements on gender.

Who should attend

All DCA members. As a part of our commitment to gender balance at DCA events, we particularly encourage male representatives and those in senior leadership roles to engage in this discussion. Participation in DCA events is free for all member employees and a significant benefit of membership that we urge you to maximise.


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