With infrastructure being traditionally male-dominated, it can be hard for women to spot the opportunities and rise up the ladder. Ahead of Australian Healthcare Week 2020, we speak with Sandy Chamberlin, Executive Director at Goulburn Valley Health, on how they are addressing the gender imbalance and changing cultural needs.
As female entrepreneurs within the corporate structure – or in other words, “intrapreneurs” – we need to learn how to sell and package our unique skills, perspectives and experiences to be the galvanising force that creates innovation.
professional identity in the eyes of the general public: why our language and
stories are so important.
More work needs to be done to reduce unconscious bias and elevate women within the healthcare and startup sectors, with research showing they are underrepresented in executive positions and receive far less capital investment.
For the first time, Australian Healthcare Week is holding an all day Women in Leadership event, bringing together inspiring leaders to celebrate successes and move the gender diversity momentum forward.