An OAM for Jenny Morris: J-Wire

2024-07-09T17:41:53+10:00June 14th, 2024|Media, Orijen News|

Coming with family tradition, Sydney’s Jenny Morris was awarded an OAM on the King’s Birthday honours roll. We missed her. We found her. Jennifer Lea Morris, Roseville NSW 2069 Jenny Morris For service to women through leadership and mentoring roles. Women for Election (Australia)        Emeritus Chair, since 2021.        Former Chair.        Founder, 2014. Women and Leadership     [...]

Jenny Morris OAM Award

2024-06-10T09:28:09+10:00June 10th, 2024|Media, Orijen News|

Jenny Morris has been awarded the prestigious Order of Australia Medal in recognition of her outstanding contributions and dedicated service to the community in the areas of leadership and mentoring. The Order of Australia Medal is a fitting acknowledgment of the significant impact she has made throughout her career and her lasting legacy. Her work stands as a shining example of what can be achieved through [...]

Radio: ABC NewsRadio Culture change can be created by more women in leadership positions

2021-03-08T18:30:39+10:00March 8th, 2021|Media|

Jenny Morris, CEO of the Orijen Group and Founder and Chair of Women for Election Australia spoke with ABC NewsRadio's Thomas Oriti about the barriers women come up against when they decided to enter politics. You can sign up for the Women for Election Newsletter and follow them on social media via their website.   It is vital that we close the gender gap in [...]

Mentoring helping NRL increase numbers of senior women

2020-10-31T09:34:36+10:00October 31st, 2020|Media|

Taking a moment to reflect on the amazing women we’ve met and mentored. We were proud to run this Orijen program for the NRL back in 2016. Senior women in the National Rugby League are mentoring young women within the game to aspire and support them in their career progression. 25% of staff at clubs are now female and most clubs have a female on their executive team. [...]

Minister visits Defence Mentoring Group

2020-10-18T16:15:20+10:00October 18th, 2020|Media|

Published on 06 October 2020 Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer) Location: Leeuwin Barracks, WA Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, fourth from left, with members of the Defence Women’s Mentoring Group at Leeuwin Barracks, Western Australia. The Western Australian Defence Women’s Mentoring Circle was privileged recently to host the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, at [...]

Orijen Group CEO awarded as a Woman Of Influence

2019-08-22T13:23:07+10:00October 2nd, 2014|Media, Orijen News|

Jennifer Morris, CEO of The Orijen Group, has been announced as a winner in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2014 Jennifer has been recognised in the Diversity category for her contribution and dedication to promoting opportunities for women to progress into executive positions in their careers. She says: “I am honoured to be recognised in the Westpac/AFR 2014 100 [...]

Men of a Certain Age

2019-08-22T14:18:30+10:00May 11th, 2014|Media|

Rachel Nolan, former member of the Queensland Parliament from 2001 to 2012 has written a fantastic article in the May issue of The Monthly about the lack of diversity in the Abbott government and the consistent appointment of older, white, men to positions of influence. She notes that the Prime Minister is oblivious to this trend towards a lack of diversity in his government: “The [...]

Orijen’s “Pocket-sized gem” recommended for Australian managers

2019-08-22T14:52:25+10:00March 22nd, 2014|Media, Orijen News|

52 Ways to Break Through the Glass Ceiling, written by Orijen CEO Jenny Morris and psychologist Glenda May, has been reviewed and recommended by Emma Williams in the March 2014 issue of Management Today, the monthly magazine of the Australian Institute of Management. Published by the most respected management organisation in Australia, Management Today is Australia’s only management magazine that uniquely targets Australia’s key decision-makers, CEOs, [...]

Scholarship Recipients Announced For EWB Future Female Leaders Program

2019-08-22T14:53:35+10:00March 12th, 2014|Media, Orijen News|

The Orijen team is proud to announce the recipients of the Mary Reiby Mentoring Scholarships for participation in the Executive Women’s Business (EWB) Future Female Leaders program. These scholarships are co-funded by Westpac (two scholarships) and Orijen (one scholarship). These scholarships have been awarded to three outstanding candidates from three diverse industries: Leanne Townsend, CEO of the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy (NASCA) Siena Balakrishnan, CEO/General Manager of [...]

International Struggle Against Sexism in Politics

2019-08-22T14:57:05+10:00February 12th, 2014|Media, Orijen News|

As a spectator to the dramas of Australian politics and public perception of high-achieving women on both sides of the political system, it’s very easy to start to believe that sexism and the gender divide within politics is a problem unique to Australia. A recent article in The Guardian however, proves that the gender divide is still negatively affecting the experiences of female politicians around the [...]

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