2019 Review

Last year was the first time I published an annual review. 2018 felt like a big year at the time, but 2019 proved to be even bigger. My word for this year was scale, reflecting my plans to extend the impact of the innovation platforms I lead at CSIRO, grow my businesses, and invest in…
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Women’s Work

It seems not a week goes by without a request for women to come and create a profile or add themselves to yet another database or a list so they can be more easily discovered. At last count, I have profiles on probably at least 10 different directories aiming to connect women with professional opportunities.…
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Women need not apply

Female representation remains critically low in a range of fields, including the research sector. A common excuse for exclusively male line-ups is that suitable women couldn’t be found. This has led to a proliferation of initiatives encouraging women to list their details in various directories that are then promoted to conference organisers, company boards, investor…
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