Proportions of women in senior positions

519 women (39.8%) hold senior positions at Monash. Our current target is 42% by 2022, with accelerated improvements expected thereafter. As of 2020, women’s representation in senior professional roles reached parity; women’s representation on Monash University Council exceeded parity; women’s representation on VCEC grew exponentially from 28.6% to 41.7% over the past 6 years (up by 13.1%); women in leadership academic roles reached 38.7%, which is above their representation in senior academic roles (36.4%), highlighting concerted efforts to redress gender imbalance in academic leadership roles.