In a recent The Lighthouse article, Alison Pullen discusses the power of quotas and why Australia needs them. Prof Pullen said that quotas are the only way to introduce change quickly and should be applied not just to politics but in every profession, institution and organisation in Australia. The interview also responded to NSW Premier … Continue reading Workplaces need quotas to increase women’s representation and curb toxic hyper-masculinity
Parliament and politicians are in the well-deserved spotlight at the moment around allegations of sexual harassment, but the problem does not end there. Change is needed in all organisations, whether they are big and small businesses, government, political parties, universities or not-for-profits.
Why is the Australian Prime Minister's response to recent the allegations of rape in parliament woefully inadequate?
Are women leaders better than men? If so why aren't there more?
We need to stop looking at women to fix the problem. And we need to start looking at the organizational barriers that prevent women wanting to be part of that organization.
Alison Pullen on the need for more feminine leadership styles that diverge from traditional models.
Interview with Alison Pullen for The Lighthouse about research with Sheena J. Vachhani about feminist ethics and women leaders.
In an article published in Women's Agenda, Alison Pullen, Celina McEwen and Carl Rhodes discuss the culture of violence against women that is prevalent in the finance sector. To address this normalisation of harassment, we argue that there is a need for tackling leadership inequality but mostly a need to change the traditional understanding of … Continue reading Sexual harassment in the finance services sector is a symptom of the crisis at the heart of leadership
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. By Carl Rhodes Back in July, One Nation leader Pauline Hanson appeared in her then-regular spot on Channel Nine’s Today program. During a discussion about the hard lockdown of Melbourne’s public housing towers Hanson said: A lot of these people are from non-English … Continue reading Why would Australia Post go out of its way to deliver Pauline Hanson’s stubby holders?
By C. McEwen, A. Pullen and C. Rhodes Does unconscious bias training address inequality? Can it make things worse? We address these questions in a short piece for The Sydney Morning Herald's The Lowdown. Based on early results from our research, we found that unconscious bias training is blinding Australian business to the realities of … Continue reading Not all awareness training impacts inequalities equally