Speeches

Pamela Denoon Lecture: Wendy McCarthy AO

Wendy McCarthy celebrates the achievements of feminism, reflects on her experiences and reinforces the importance of further cultural change in her Pamela Denoon Lecture last month.

“Glass ceilings have been shattered, sticky floors have been smoothed, male champions have emerged but those statistics tells us there is a long road ahead for the women in Australia to hold up half the sky.”

Speaking on the topic “Has feminism failed Australian women” at the ANU March 11, Wendy asks how the F-word became so scary and offers suggestions on how to reframe some of the key issues in order to retain the hard won victories.

Please read the full speech here

 


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Lunch with the Governor-General

mentoring program

McCarthy Mentoring was honoured to have Her Excellency The Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO address a special lunch it held this month in Sydney.

In a thought-provoking and inspiring speech, Her Excellency spoke of her role, observations and concerns from her experience as Governor-General for the past five years.

It was a wonderful, memorable event for the 200 mentees, mentors, clients and valued guests that attended.

Read the speech by Her Excellency the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Tuesday 13 August 2013

 


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