Angela Priestley, Women's Agenda

Angela Priestley

Women's Agenda

Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Recent articles by Angela:

Two women, one school girl and three world leaders clutching at straws

Scott Morrison, Boris Johnson and Donald Trump have faced very different questions this week, but all three have resorted to clutching at straws → Read More

No business as usual as thousands of businesses support climate protests

As climate protests happen all over the world today, thousands of businesses have pledged their support for workers to participate. → Read More

This employer's banned questions about salary in job interviews to keep gender pay gaps closed

Asking job candidates what they currently earn merely perpetuates the gender pay gap. It's time we quit asking these questions in job interviews → Read More

Tanya Davies part of trio challenging Gladys Berejiklian's leadership over 'shameful' handling of abortion bill

Former Minister for Women Tanya Davies, who just months ago was issuing reports on how the NSW Government would help to 'empower' women. → Read More

The ‘wait’ for leadership parity won’t happen with the number of female CEOs going backwards

The number of female CEOs leading ASX 200 organisations has gone backwards, dropping from 14 to 12 over the past year. Waiting for centuries is pointless. → Read More

More women! But only those with ‘merit’: Scott Morrison

Merit was the key word mentioned when Prime Minister Scott Morrison the NSW State Liberal party sthould get more women in Parliament. → Read More

Workplaces must support new Dads if they hope to address gender equality

Steve ‘The Commando’ Willis isn’t known for sharing much emotion, but that’s exactly what the former Biggest Loser trainer did on Wednesday night in front of a corporate audience. → Read More

Mums working 'part time' could help solve a baby boomer exit crisis

If hiring managers are concerned about baby boomer skill sets walking out the door, now is the time to consider the under-utilised skills of working mums. → Read More

The Amazon is burning at a record rate. There are many reasons to pay attention

Greed, a far-right presidency, droughts, climate change. We have many reasons to pay attention to the Amazon right now. But will we? → Read More

'The bloke's had too many chances': Advertisers pulling money from Alan Jones get attention

The mass desertion of advertisers follows offensive comments Jones made about New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern last week, declaring Scott Morrison should "shove a sock down her throat." → Read More

Jacinda Ardern steps up, so Alan Jones says Morrison should ‘shove a sock down her throat'

Alan Jones has gone too far, once again. Asking if SCott MOrrison will be "fully biefed to shove a sock down her throat". → Read More

Uber links diversity goals to exec pay in bid to be most ‘diverse workforce on planet'

Uber has established “sky-high” goals in its third diversity report because incremental change is not enough to solve inequity. → Read More

It’s a male-dominated AI world: The gender gap we urgently need to discuss

Just 22% of AI professionals are female. But according to experts the number of women in technical roles in the field could be much lower. → Read More

'Turn up to school': Politicians and the fear of teenagers striking over climate change

Those opinionated school students are at it again: boycotting school today to protest the lack of inaction on climate change. → Read More

Targets for diversity? Great. But making inclusion the priority is even better

Targets are often the talk. But it's inclusion that really matter. By better retaining and attaining staff, targets will happen when inclusion is felt. → Read More

A premier depicted as the 'Wicked Witch', women's biology questioned: What a week

What a week it's been for women in politics (again), from emotional farewells to offensive depictions of women in the game. → Read More

Julie Bishop is leaving politics, declares there are women eager to take her place

The former deputy leader of the Liberal party will not contest the next election, making a quick speech and exit this afternoon. → Read More

This firm wants more employers to follow its four day work week

Would productivity really take a hit if employers moved from five to four day work weeks? According to the results from one such employer to test the assumption, no. And now that employer wants more companies to follow its lead, offering a free tool kit on how to successfully transition to a four-day week. Last … → Read More

This week's 'leadership': Chaos & fearmongering that ignores the real terror ahead

Climate change? Domestic violence? All low on the agenda once again in favour of vitriolic politics and other forms of fearmongering → Read More

Data can be sexist & phones most powerful in hands of world's poorest women: Insights from Melinda Gates

Bill and Melinda Gates have released their annual letter, sharing some curious insights about what's going on in the world right now. → Read More