30 May 2021 12:24 PM | Jean Murray (Administrator)

A panel presentation is delivered annually by BPW Adelaide and hosted by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre at UniSA,.  It is free to the public, and well promoted and supported. The 2021 presentation asked: 

What are the most important issues facing women today, how are we addressing those issues and what more can be done to improve women’s economic security? What opportunities have arisen for women to improve their financial position during COVID-19? How do women grasp these and move ahead?

Our panel also considered: with 2020 vision, let’s clarify what we should focus on to improve financial literacy, close the gender and superannuation gaps.

Introduced by BPW Adelaide President Heather Jensen, a financial planner, and facilitated by BPW member Wendy Teasdale-Smith, Education Leader, the Panel included:

* Vilma Attanasio, State Manager, SA/WA Zurich

* Karen Eley, Founder of Women Talking Finance

* Associate Professor Duygu Yengin, The University of Adelaide

The podcast of the event is accessible here

The 2018 BPW Adelaide Hawke Centre panel presentation: The GOOD, the BAD and the OUTRAGEOUS of South Australian women in Parliament

2019 marked 125 years since South Australian women achieved the vote and the right to sit in Parliament. The panel of female MPs and BPW Adelaide President Angela Vaughan explored how South Australian women were tracking.  Dr Niki Vincent, SA Equal Opportunity Commissioner, facilitated the event. The podcast is accessible here.

The 2017 BPW Adelaide Hawke Centre panel presentation : Gender Pay Equity: How do we make it happen?

BPW Adelaide marked Equal Pay Day 2017 with an expert panel presenting the facts about gender pay inequity in Australia.   The podcast is accessible here.

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