International Women's Day

International Women's Day

At Monash Business School, we help women become leaders in their respective fields of endeavour.

On International Women’s Day 2022, 8 March, we celebrate the achievements of our talented alumni, students, educators, researchers and staff. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world.

Messages from two Monash Business School senior leaders


Our alumnae are working to change the corporate landscape

Blazing boardroom trails

Despite women being significantly underrepresented in key leadership roles across Australia, Janette Kendall is thriving in a range of non-executive director roles.

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Our students are the global leaders of tomorrow

Making an early impact

In 2020 Munkhzaya Batbaatar gained her Master of Banking and Finance. But even before graduation, she had been helping companies build valuable risk management processes and frameworks - work which won her a Monash Business School Future Global Leaders Award.

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Our educators are meeting the challenge of delivering quality education in a world facing unique challenges

How can we foster the next generation of inclusive marketers?

Challenging the invisible notions that perpetuate inequality is at the centre of Associate Professor Fiona Newton's work as an educator.

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Our world-leading researchers are tackling critical social, business and economic issues across climate change, COVID-19 and beyond

Could achieving gender diversity in leadership be as simple as changing the default in the selection process?

Professor Lata Gangadharan and Associate Professor Erte Xiao from our Department of Economics have co-authored in a new research paper revealing gender gaps in leadership can be eliminated by assuming every qualified employee is interested in a leadership role, unless they choose to opt out,

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Monash University's annual IWD event

8 March 2022 10 - 12.30pm AEDT

This year’s celebration of International Women’s Day will be opened by Monash University Provost and Senior Vice-President, Professor Sue Elliott AM (pictured middle), with a special message from President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Gardner AC (pictured left). The keynote speaker will be sustainability leader Dr Dianne McGrath, who will give an inspiring presentation on the theme “Break the bias for gender equity today and a sustainable tomorrow.” Open to Monash staff only.

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