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NSW Diversity & Inclusion Network Forum

Date: Friday 22 Nov 2019
Time 5:30PM - 7:00PM
MIT Sydney
154 Sussex Street
Price: AHRI Members - 0.00
Non Members - 20.00
CPD: 1.00
Enquiries: 03 9918 9200 (Short courses & Formal Education)
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NSW Diversity & Inclusion Network Forum

Check in time – 5.30 pm
Session start – 6.00 pm
Session finish – 7.00 pm

The Venue can be accessed from Wynyard Station, Town Hall and Barangaroo Ferry stop.

Domestic Violence - Should Employers get involved?

Please join us for  the end of the year Diversity and Inclusion event for NSW, when we discuss Domestic Violence.

On average, one woman a week is murdered by her current or former partner.*
85% of Australian women have been sexually harassed.**

Domestic Violence is a serious issue facing Australian society.
-   Can Employers do anything about it?
-   Should Employers do anything about it?

This session will be an inside perspective of an organisation who is taking the lead in this space and being proactive.

The White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation program  has been one of the many initiatives of White Ribbon Australia to encourage workplaces to work towards ending violence against women both inside and outside of the workplace. Unfortunately, it seems that White Ribbon Australia went into liquidation recently. Please refer to media report on 4th October 2019 that “Anti domestic violence White Ribbon Australia entered liquidation”.

Although White Ribbon Australia has gone into liquidation, the cause for which this session is being organised by AHRI’s D&I committee remains. 

Join us on 22nd November for an insightful session on what can be done by Employers to handle this sensitive issue of violence against women and build inclusive workplaces.

*Bryant, W. & Bricknall, S. (2017). HOMICIDE IN AUSTRALIA 2012-2014: NATIONAL HOMICIDE MONITORING PROGRAM REPORT. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. More information

**AHRC (2018). Everyone’s business: fourth national survey on sexual harassment in Australian workplaces. More Information 

Speaker: Efthimia Eleanora Evryniadis, Associate Director, Student Administration and Experience, MIT

With a Master of Management (Human Resources), Graduate Diploma of Education and Training and Bachelor of Business (Information and Library Management), together with 32 years’ experience in the international education area, Efthimia (Effie) has extensive experience in high level policy advice and understanding of regulatory and legislative requirements within the higher education sector.

Effie has worked in a number of universities including ACU and CQU, where her strategic planning and ability to create synergies, has led to continuous improvement for all stakeholders.

Speaker: Vivienne Helps, Academic Student Advisor, MIT

Vivienne has an extensive background in education in both the TAFE and Higher Education sectors.

She has teaching experience in the field of Language and Arts and in Senior Management within a large Victoria TAFE college, as well as working in industry training for a number of years in the development and management of programs to meet industry needs.

Vivienne has over 20 years’ experience in International Education. This includes management of the International Student program at Chisholm Institute followed by the more recent role of Senior Marketing Consultant at Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Speaker: Rebecca Doyle, General Manager, People & Culture, the National Rugby League (NRL)

Rebecca until September 2019 was part of the Leadership team at the NRL (since July 2016) and oversaw the people & culture workforce that delivers support to over 600 full-time staff across Australia.

Prior to joining the NRL, Rebecca held several executive Human Resource roles across national and multi-national corporations and has worked in sectors including construction, manufacturing and infrastructure. 

Rebecca has been pivotal in delivering several initiatives while at the NRL, including leading negotiations to deliver a long-term, world-class enterprise agreement for Match Officials and actively promoting the Game’s positive and inclusive stance on and off the field by establishing the annual Rugby League Women's Leadership Forum. Rebecca also worked closely with Male Champions of Change and Our Watch in pursuing gender equality.   



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Registration closes Wednesday 20 November 2019

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22/11/2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
MIT Sydney 154 Sussex Street Sydney, NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
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