Are Women disappearing behind screens?

Are women disappearing behind screens?

The Women's Agenda Podcast

Are women disappearing behind screens while working from home? Julia Gillard has raised concerns about the gender imbalance of who is and will return to the office.

Meanwhile, Elon Musk wants people who keep working from home to “pretend to work elsewhere”. He’s got his own — some might say 1950s — take on the amount of time that should be spent in the office.

Overall, however, this week feels very new and rather optimistic. We have a new Cabinet, and record numbers of women across key leadership positions.

We have Senator Penny Wong, working her way around the Pacific and proving that collaboration is more powerful than whatever else the previous government was doing.

Then there was the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation verdict.

We discuss it all!

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Stories discussed this week.

The list of new Labor MPs is dominated by women

What Albanese’s government signifies for culturally diverse Australians like me

Who is Penny Wong? What to know about Australia’s new Foreign Minister

‘Engage closely and listen respectfully’: Penny Wong makes commitment during Samoa visit

‘Invisible behind a screen’: Former PM Julia Gillard warns work from home could halt women’s careers

Elon Musk’s ‘get in the office’ way or the highway will harm diversity efforts at Tesla

Sheryl Sandberg is stepping down as COO of Facebook

‘Setback for women’: Amber Heard issues statement after Johnny Depp’s defamation win

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