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Originally published on The announcement by Senator Nova Peris of her retirement from Parliament after serving just one term – three short years – should be greeted with universal sadness and regret. Nova Peris, photo via SBS An outstanding

The year is 2015

“I have been reflecting on the universal applause of the doubling of the number of women in our federal parliament recently.  This came, of course, with the elevation of Malcolm Turnbull to the Prime Ministership.  And while I think that

Sharing our research at WFE in Ireland

I am very excited to be sharing our Australian research at WFE in Ireland in September. Suzanne Collins gives a compelling case for gender equality – Click here to read the article

WFEA at the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Conference

The Honourable Gladys Berejiklian and The Honourable Linda Burney with board members Jenni Whelan, Jenny Morris (chairman) and Joanne Yates at the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Conference – bipartisan agreement that we need more women in politics. Click here to find

Orijen at Upcoming Government Conference

Orijen Founder and CEO Jenny Morris will be speaking at next week’s 2015 Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Conference, in her role as President of Women for Election Australia (WFEA). Speaking with fellow WFEA Director Jennifer Whelan, Jenny will be presenting a morning

Orijen at ICT Leadership Summit

We’re pleased to announce that our CEO Jenny Morris will be presenting a session at the Women in ICT Leadership Summit 2015. Titled “Understanding and overcoming women’s unconscious bias and barriers to progress”, Jenny will be presenting a custom session to

Female Board Directors Create Positive Financial Returns

US-based researchers have found that the presence of women on boards is directly linked to high financial performance. Dr Kris Byron from Syracuse University and Dr Corinne Post from Lehigh University have published the results of their recent research into

Supporting high potential women leaders in operations

For eight months in 2014, starting in February, Orijen led a collaborative program with Diversity Partners (read latest newsletter) and NAWO, the National Association of Women in Operations, to deliver a Transition to Executive Leadership program for high potential female leaders,

Announcement: New Consultant, Trainer and Facilitator

We are delighted to announce that Jenni Whelan has joined the Orijen Group as a senior consultant, trainer and facilitator. Jenni is a lawyer, lecturer, positive workplace consultant and mediator. Jenni has been a human rights and anti-discrimination lawyer in both private practice and

Orijen Group CEO awarded as a Woman Of Influence

Jennifer Morris, CEO of The Orijen Group, has been announced as a winner in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2014. Jennifer has been recognised in the Diversity category for her contribution and dedication