Angela Priestley, Women's Agenda

Angela Priestley

Women's Agenda

Sydney, NSW, Australia

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  • Women's Agenda
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  • SmartCompany

Recent articles by Angela:

The noise this AMP promotion is getting should be a warning to all boards

People are making noise about the past behaviour of this new CEO. → Read More

A key skill for leading a business right now? Learning agility

Learning agility is not something you can learn at university. It’s the ability to embrace learning and new concepts, and respond to the unexpected. → Read More

Women are missing from COVID-19 response teams & plans internationally

From early-access to superannuation to re-introducing childcare fees and propping up the construction sector, Australia’s response to the economic fallout from COVID-19 appears to be missing one thing: gendered analysis, or even the input of women. → Read More

'Resignation can be an act of leadership': Diversity needs more 'step aside' examples

Alexis Ohanian publicly stated he resigned from the board of Reddit, the company he co founded, in order to be replaced by a black director. → Read More

'Dispatching heavily armed soldiers': Trump's threats against own people

The speech came after days of silence, and also reports that he'd spent time in an underground bunker as protesters gathered outside the White House. → Read More

Progress stalls for gender diversity on ASX 200 boards, but women needed for recovery ahead

Could COVID-19 have been disastrous for women on boards? It's possible. But the figure's remained steady. Now for the recovery. → Read More

Wait an hour to use an office lift? No thanks. Give staff the work from home choice, forever

We've broken the habit of thinking about work as a place you 'go'. Let's continue to see it as something you 'do' instead. → Read More

Women on ASX 300 boards more likely to have MBAs, PhDs and governance qualifications

When women do get on boards, they're overall better qualified and prepared, both academically and from a governance perspective. → Read More

Australian startup sector still overwhelmingly led by men, as women-led startups attract very little funding

The startup sector in Australia is still overwhelmingly male-dominated and women are receiving just a teeny-tiny proportion of overall funding. → Read More

'The game is bigger than one individual': Raelene Castle quits as Rugby Australia CEO

The pressure on Raelene Castle came from multiple directions, including an open letter from former Wallabies captains that received frontpage coverage. → Read More

Let's quit trying to home school and start crisis learning instead

We can't replicate the school system overnight. We are in crisis mode. Let's take the pressure off ourselves and think crisis learning. → Read More

Two women on the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission. Is it enough?

Jane Halton and Catherine Tanna have been appointed to the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission. We want it to succeed, but more diversity could help → Read More

We all get to help #FlattenTheCurve and that’s empowering

Not worried about getting sick because you don't fit the high risk category? It's not about you. But it is about the bit you can do to #FlattenTheCurve → Read More

QBE reports 300% uptick in men taking parental leave following new policy

It's evidence that men will take the leave, as long as they are granted the opportunity to do so. And if they are encouraged along the way. → Read More

The dangerous 'driven too far' narrative delivered by Queensland Police

“Our job as investigators is to keep a completely open mind,” he said in comments that have sparked outrage. → Read More

Bridget McKenzie's fall? Not enough to end rorting affair as we learn scope of 'ineligible' grants

The stunning finding was revealed to Parliament on Thursday, proving the Coalition's key defence of the scheme is in tatters. → Read More

We’ve faffed long enough. We don’t have time for policy evolution in the 'years ahead'

We've faffed about long enough. Now the PM's suggesting climate policies could evolve in the "years ahead". → Read More

In search of national leadership more meaningful than 'how good' we are

Cricket team photo opps and "how good are we!" platitudes are not enough. → Read More

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to offer six months paid leave to ALL new parents

Hewlett Packard Enterprise joins the paid parental leave equality movement, offering a massive six months of paid leave to all new parents. → Read More

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