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Just over three per cent of partners in law firms and 1.6 per cent of barristers have Asian backgrounds, according to research by the Asian Australian Lawyers Association (AALA). To address the challenge of a bamboo ceiling in the profession,  [click here to read the full article]

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Applications for the 2016 Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation are now open online and among new criteria for 2016 are requirements on embedding flexibility: All managers are required to entrench flexible working for their employees An organisation must  [click here to read the full article]

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Our team has compiled this list of questions to help leaders make fair and objective decisions - whether about day-to-day business transactions, client relationships or your team. The questions are a starting point to encourage reflection on perspectives that may  [click here to read the full article]

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There are many aspects to developing cultural intelligence or CQ. Awareness of cultural biases, stereotypes and assumptions is critical, and there are some excellent global tools and assessments to build a leader’s CQ. See for example: culturalq.com One practical element for  [click here to read the full article]

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How important is inclusive leadership to effective leadership and business performance? Is inclusive leadership development really worth the focus when leadership programs often have crowded agendas? When business leaders ask us these questions, we ask them to think of the  [click here to read the full article]

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When you’re focused on driving broader cultural change to support diversity and inclusion progress, what’s often needed is a mix of solutions tailored to your workplace environment. It’s that diversity of client assignments that keeps our team energised. Assignments in  [click here to read the full article]

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Here at Diversity Partners, our focus is systemic change in organisations. We work closely with clients to help create more diverse and inclusive work environments. We understand the importance of finding the right solution at the right time to achieve  [click here to read the full article]

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Can white men really be diversity advocates? It’s a question that’s attracted press coverage recently with the appointment of former Army Chief David Morrison as Australian of the Year. ‘Who would have guessed that Australia's newest diversity champion is a  [click here to read the full article]

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Diversity Partners' CEO, Dr Katie Spearritt, regularly speaks about how boards can improve their performance by promoting greater diversity of perspectives, backgrounds and thinking styles. This recent article in the Australian Financial Review says: "The diversity issue goes beyond the critical  [click here to read the full article]

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Diversity Partners is delighted to welcome Kathy Finckh to our consulting team. Kathy is a highly-regarded diversity and inclusion expert with significant experience in developing and implementing innovative strategies that engage senior leaders and employees. Based in Sydney, Kathy provides  [click here to read the full article]