A Dunedin-based geologist has won the inaugural L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science New Zealand Fellowship. Dr Christina Riesselman, based at Otago University, will use the $25,000 grant to research climate change since the last Ice Age.
There is already a shortage of trade workers, and the demand for trades labour will continue to grow. Half the working age population is female, but only one percent of plumbers, electricians and carpenters/ joiners are women.
Over 200 guests were inspired by current women leaders in innovation, celebrated the 121st anniversary of women’s suffrage and had an opportunity to visit the National Library’s Leading Edge exhibition.
Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew has congratulated the winners of this year’s Diversity Awards. The winners of the 17th annual ANZ and Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Trust Diversity Awards were announced in Auckland on 27 August 2014.
Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the launch of the new Voluntary Code of Practice for Board Recruitment, developed by the 25 Percent Group, which supports improved practices in board recruitment.
Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew joined with the Institute of Directors in Auckland to celebrate the successful completion of its 2012 mentoring programme, and welcome a new intake of 27 women for 2013.
Traci Houpapa has been appointed Chair of the National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women (NACEW) and Galia BarHava-Monteith has been appointed Deputy Chair, Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew announced today.