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 [...]

WITEM Made Me Feel Valued

By |2019-08-22T14:27:18+10:00June 17th, 2014|Orijen News|

One of Orijen's industry-based mentoring programs is the award-winning Women in IT Executive Mentoring (WITEM), which builds cross-organisational mentoring partnerships between CEOs, CIOs and women working in the IT industry who have been identified as capable of taking the next step into executive ranks. It's an interactive and collegiate program that aims to enhance career management, increase skills, develop resilience and build strong, supportive networks for women [...]

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

By |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

By |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 [...]

Orijen paper at exclusive international conference

By |2019-08-22T14:50:38+10:00March 3rd, 2014|Orijen News|

Co-authored by Jenny Morris and Glenda May, the “52 Ways to Break Through the Glass Ceiling” guide to becoming a strong female leader has been a resounding success with women around Australia who are looking to take control and move up in their own careers. The importance of the advice in this guide has now been recognised on an international stage. Our paper “Authentic Leadership: The [...]

International Struggle Against Sexism in Politics

By |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 [...]

Welcome to 2014

By |2019-08-22T15:07:08+10:00January 1st, 2014|Orijen News, Tips and Tricks|

Hello 2014! Is taking charge of your career on your list of New Years Resolutions? Take this opportunity for a fresh start to look at your career through a new lens and evaluate how you can progress your career goals. Invest in a copy of Orijen's 52 Ways To Break Through The Glass Ceiling guide and start your journey towards career progression. Get your copy [...]

The perfect Xmas stocking gift

By |2019-08-22T15:20:03+10:00November 24th, 2013|Orijen News|

A perfect Xmas bonus! 200 women in financial services will receive a copy of 52 Ways to Break Through the Glass Ceiling. What better ways could there be for companies to support women than this pocket book of tips, tools and strategies? Providing support resources like 52 Ways to Break Through the Glass Ceiling can really help female staff to start thinking strategically about ways that [...]

EWB Alumni Networking Function

By |2019-08-22T15:46:56+10:00October 27th, 2013|Orijen News|

Past participants from three different Executive Women’s Business (EWB) programs came together this week in an alumni networking function hosted by Westpac. Guest speakers Arun Abey (co-founder of ipac securities and author of “How Much is Enough”) and Bernie Bolger (psychotherapist and mediator) spoke to the EWB alumni about their own career journeys, and the decisions and principles that have guided the choices they made in [...]

Congratulations to Tanya Plibersek MP

By |2019-08-22T15:57:31+10:00October 18th, 2013|Orijen News|

Orijen congratulates Tanya Plibersek MP, Member for Sydney, on her new role as Deputy Leader of the Labor Party of Australia. Ms Plibersek is a great example of what women can achieve in politics, if given the chance to put their hand up. The daughter of immigrants, she distinguished herself in university life before making an impact in the public sector, and was elected to the [...]