Guests and staff from across the University of Wollongong recognised the organisation’s work in gender equality and diversity during a celebration for the Athena SWAN Bronze Institution Award on Wednesday (18 September).

Elizabeth Broderick AO, Australia’s longest-serving Sex Discrimination Commissioner, delivered the keynote address, in which she congratulated the University on its ongoing efforts to level the gender playing field, while also recognising that all organisations must continue to push for equality among all employees.

In December 2018, UOW was awarded the prestigious Athena SWAN Bronze Institution Award from Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), which recognises the University’s commitment to gender equality in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics (STEMM).

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