Congrats on the winning duo Mary-Kate and Pip click here for more info.
Congratulations to all the graduates and award winners of the Future Leaders programme 2016.
Future Leader of the Year- Mary-Kate Fonua
Future Leader Mentor of the year – Pip Mehrtens
click here for more info.
Thursday, 24th November – YWCA Auckland is today congratulating the Government’s decision to implement recommendations of the Joint Working Group on Pay Equity. This will see legislation move to update the Equal Pay Act and amend the Employment Relations Act. Read the Press Release HERE
We have two new vacancies here at the Y. Come and join our awesome team!!! For more info click on the links below.
Minister of women applauds equal pay employers of 2016. Press Release
Congratulations to the 2016 Equal Pay Awards winners. All finalists also received the Compact.
GOLD (Champion) Finalists
Supreme winner: ANZ
Gold winner: Simpson Grierson
SILVER ( Distinguished) Finalists
Silver Winner: Youthtown Incoporated
BRONZE (Emerging) Finalists
Bronze winner: Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation Fund
Check out one of our current mentors Shirley Barakuta who is also an Alumnae of the Future Leaders programme in this months Women’s Weekly.
Monica and a former Future Leader, Tola, chatted with Mel Homer about our Future Leaders Programme and the impact it makes on the girls involved. Click here to watch and go to the 31.45 minute mark
The Human Rights Commission have penned an open letter to New Zealand Rugby, which asks them to seek support in addressing their internal culture issues. Our CEO, Monica Briggs, co-signed this with other leaders of women’s and allied organisations across New Zealand.
We encourage you to sign it too if you agree. As much as New Zealanders love rugby – we need to respect women.
Click here to sign your name to the open letter
This is in light of the outcome of the internal NZ Rugby investigation into an incident involving a woman named Scarlette and unidentified members of the Chiefs rugby team
Our CEO Monica Briggs says “there is a misconception that women taking time to have families is the chief cause of gender pay and representation issues.”
Check out the full article here.