Women, Ageing and Work Symposium 2016 (Monash Business School)

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Date(s) - 25/08/16
8:30am - 2:00pm


Monash Conference Centre
Level 7, 30 Collins Street

The Department of Management, Monash Business School, invites you to attend their upcoming FREE event, ‘Women, Ageing and Work Symposium 2016’

This inaugural event, designed for business leaders and human resource professionals, will address key opportunities and business implications surrounding women, work and ageing in 2016 Australia. Panel sessions will highlight research on menopausal health, wellbeing and work outcomes; women’s later-life career trajectories; and challenges of gender and age discrimination at work.

Experts from various industries will examine issuefaced by women in the workplace, and will discuss research that informs strategies for success and well-being. Participants will engage in several focussed discussions throughout the event.

Keynote speakers will be Professor Gavin Jack, Monash Business School, and Associate Professor Leanne Cutcher, University of Sydney School of Business.

Date: Thursday 25th August, 2016

Time: 8.30am – 2pm

Venue: Monash Conference Centre, Level 7, 30 Collins Street, Melbourne

Registrations closing: CoB 12 August, 2016


About the Speakers:

  • Opening Address: Ms Sandra Buckley, Women in Super
  • Professor Gavin Jack, Monash University
  • Associate Professor Leanne Cutcher, Sydney University
  • Expert Panel includes Fiona Vines, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, ANZ Banking Group Ltd and Jacqui Abbott, Founder Jacqui Abbot Consulting

Gavin Jack joined Monash Business School in 2015 as Professor of Management. He has research and teaching interests in gender, cultural diversity in organisations and international business. For the past three years, he has been leading two research teams investigating women’s experiences of menopause in the workplace, and how employers can best support the health and well-being of mid- to -late career women. This research has been funded by higher education and healthcare sectors, and uses both survey and interview methods to generate evidence-based recommendations for HR and OHS practice.

Leanne Cutcher is an Associate Professor in the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies in the School of Business at the University of Sydney. She is an internationally renowned expert on issues of identity and power in organisations and has undertaken nationally funded research exploring the management of age in organisations. Leanne has published in a range of premier journals including; Journal of Management Studies, Organisation Studies, Work Employment and Society and Gender Work and Organisation. Her research has featured in National and International media including The Conversation, ABC Radio and Sky Business News.

Sandra Buckley is the Executive Officer at Women in Super. Women in Super supports and promotes collection and sharing of information that educates and assists women in increasing their knowledge of, and involvement in, superannuation.


Mimi Clarke
(03) 9903 1271

Monash Business School