And that’s a wrap: final day of Canberra WITEM program

By |2019-08-30T16:08:38+10:00August 30th, 2019|Orijen News|

As always, the final Circle of any WITEM (Women in IT Executive Mentoring) program is a day of mixed emotions! Delight in hearing the women share their journeys and sadness at saying goodbye. However, what stays with me is the safe space that the Circle provides for these women to reflect, support each other and flourish... so very blessed to do the work I do 🙏 [...]

The year is 2015

By |2019-08-22T10:03:17+10:00November 21st, 2015|Orijen News|

"I have been reflecting on the universal applause of the doubling of the number of women in our federal parliament recently.  This came, of course, with the elevation of Malcolm Turnbull to the Prime Ministership.  And while I think that any advancement in the number of women holding the most senior positions in our public offices is truly worthy of celebration (given it seems do damned [...]

Sharing our research at WFE in Ireland

By |2019-09-05T09:19:42+10:00August 21st, 2015|Orijen News|

I am very excited to be sharing our Australian research at WFE in Ireland in September. Suzanne Collins gives a compelling case for gender equality - Click here to see the original article Collins: “The bottom line is you either support the idea of gender balance in our national parliament or you don’t.” Suzanne Collins is the Director of Operations and Campaigns for Women for Election the non-partisan, [...]

Orijen at Upcoming Government Conference

By |2019-08-31T19:19:46+10:00July 2nd, 2015|Orijen News|

Orijen Founder and CEO Jenny Morris will be speaking at next week's 2015 Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Conference, in her role as President of Women for Election Australia (WFEA). Jenny Morris will be presenting a morning session on the first day of the conference, titled "Challenges and Opportunities – The Case for Change". WFEA has identified that inequality in gender representation in politics is a global issue. [...]

Orijen at ICT Leadership Summit

By |2019-09-05T09:18:17+10:00March 25th, 2015|Orijen News|

We're pleased to announce that our CEO Jenny Morris will be presenting a session at the Women in ICT Leadership Summit 2015.       Titled "Understanding and overcoming women’s unconscious bias and barriers to progress", Jenny will be presenting a custom session to executives and managers in a range of roles across the business sector. Women’s own unconscious bias is often the ‘elephant in the room’ when [...]

Supporting high potential women leaders in operations

By |2019-08-22T13:15:57+10:00December 11th, 2014|Orijen News|

For eight months in 2014, starting in February, Orijen led a collaborative program with Diversity Partners (read latest newsletter) and NAWO, the National Association of Women in Operations, to deliver a Transition to Executive Leadership program for high potential female leaders, with groups in both Sydney and Melbourne. NAWO helps organisations share positive practices, gives women working in operations practical tools and mentoring to develop and enrich [...]

Orijen Group CEO awarded as a Woman Of Influence

By |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 [...]

A new lens through which to view leadership development for women

By |2019-08-22T14:01:33+10:00September 14th, 2014|Orijen News|

A recent editorial on Women’s Agenda focused on the skills and strategies it takes to move from middle management to executive management, and the hurdles that women might face in making that move. In particular, it looked at the “missing 33%” of skills needed to move ahead, that research has suggested that women lack. Jenny Morris, CEO of The Orijen Group, has responded. Most leadership qualities [...]

APS Women in ICT Embracing Coaching Circles

By |2019-08-22T14:11:05+10:00August 31st, 2014|Orijen News|

Orijen is proud to announce that we have commenced the third Women in IT Executive Mentoring (WITEM) Coaching Circles program in the Australian Public Service earlier this month, in partnership with Dell. We extend a warm welcome to the 116 women who have been selected to join this program. With a significant growth in the number of nominations (126 this year compared with 88 last year, [...]

Irish Elections Highlights Success of Women for Election Ireland

By |2019-08-22T14:22:13+10:00June 22nd, 2014|Orijen News|

Orijen sends our congratulations to our associates at Women for Election Ireland, who have just been through their first Local, European Elections and National By-Elections. The success of their training and mentoring programs is evident in the results of these elections. For Local Government elections: Out of a total of 949 Local Government seats, 194 women were elected which represents a 33% increase since the 2009 [...]