Gender Gap – Progress for 2018 and beyond

An Integrative Discussion on Gender Equity in Australian Society, Economics, and STEM.

Dr Niki Vincent (South Australian Commissioner for Equal Opportunity).
Professor Michael Liebelt (Interim Executive Dean Faculty of Sciences, University of Adelaide)
Professor Kostas Mavromaras (Director of the Future of Employment and Skills Research Centre at University of Adelaide, Chair of Economic Society of Australia-SA branch)
Associate Professor Duygu Yengin (Deputy Head of School of Economics, University of Adelaide, Co-founder of Women in Economics Network)

Australia ranks first in the world for women’s educational attainment. And yet, out of 144 countries, we rank 42nd in economic participation and opportunity, 48th in political empowerment, 104th in health and survival according to the 2017 global index of gender equality (World Economic Forum).

Gender gap is a multifaceted issue. Join us for a panel discussion to understand how addressing the gender gap in Economics, STEM, and society complement each other to achieve progress in gender equity in Australia.


Tuesday 9th October 2018


5.15pm arrival for 5.30pm commencement. Panel session to conclude at 6.30pm followed by light refreshments


Lecture Theatre G04, Napier Building, North Terrace Campus


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