Research clearly shows that to bring about real change a combination of hard measures (quotas) and additional supports, including mentoring and training programmes and women’s political networks, is required.
Women for Election Australia aims to provide programmes designed specifically to empower women and to help them overcome challenges they may face when considering a career in politics.
With over 19 years’ experience in the financial services and asset management sector; Licia Heath has worked in several capacities including analytical, retail and institutional roles at firms such as Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse in both London and Australia. As an active member of CLOSE (Community for Local Options in Secondary Education), Licia has developed a keen interest in improving the quality and availability of public high schools in Sydney’s inner city and eastern suburbs.
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