Not long after I started at World Vision I visited a village in a remote part of northern Pakistan where we had undertaken a water project. I was accompanied by our then head of international programs, an Australian woman who for several years earlier had lived near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Conny Lennenberg.
Dr Marlene Kanga AM, company director and former National President, Engineers Australia, says inclusiveness is so low on the agenda in engineering workplaces that some sites still lack basic amenities for women.
Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to present Serena Williams with the winner’s cheque after she won the Australian Open final for a sixth time. What made it particularly satisfying was that the cheque was for the same amount as Novak Djokovic’s the next evening.
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