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Become a role model for young women seeking work in male dominated roles such as science and technology

Economic Security4Women is recruiting role models for young women in male dominated professions .

Role models are crucial to broadening the career aspirations and expectations of young women in Australia,economic Security4Women is seeking women from Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and non-traditional occupations and industries to be highly visible role models on a stand alone website to be launched in 2015.

To apply to be a role model go to role models


Women in Super: Open letter to the PM ‘Please prioritise low income earners’

Read Women in Super’s open letter to the Prime Minister urging the coalition to prioritise funding of the Low Income Superannuation Contribution (LISC). WIRE Women’s Information, Economic Security4Women,the ACTU and over 50 other prominent signatories from the superannuation industry, business, academia, women’s organisations, and policy and community groups have signed the open letter.

2013 Equal Pay Day: Spotlight on pay equity for women in small business, Sydney September 4

Your invited:

2013 Equal Pay Day: Spotlight on pay equity for women in small business
Hosted by Women & Work Research Group with economic Security4Women
4pm for 4.30 pm start – 6.30pm
Wednesday 4th September 2013
Darlington Centre, Sydney University

Read flyer for more information


Women miss out on $165 a week, thanks to gender pay gap

Herald/ Sun article on the impact on the Gender Pay Gap to women’s earnings. Click link to read more.



What’s choice got to do with it? Women’s financial disadvantage is not a choice says new report

The financial disadvantage Australian women will face in retirement has nothing to do with whether they have a family, according to new research by The Australia Institute.
The paper What’s choice got to do with it? found that women retire with substantially less savings than men, even if they don’t have children or care for elderly parents and stay in full time work.

To down load this interesting report click the link below.