In one of last public appearances as the Chief of Army, Lt General David Morrison has launched Avril's new book in Canberra. He encouraged men to use the book as a way of gaining insight into a world that is often unseen by the male gender. Read the Canberra Times' coverage of the event via this link...Canberra Times May 14
Avril's new book, Leadership Revelations III: How We Achieve the Gender Tipping Point was officially launched by the Chief of the Australia Army, Lt. General David Morrison last night at the headquarters of the ASX.
ASX Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Elmer Funke Kupper and a number of the Male Champions of Change were joined a host of successful women who contributed to the book at a superb function in Sydney. Listen to interviews by ABC's Geraldine Doogue and Sandy Aloisi to hear Avril discuss the key issues that emerged from her extensive research for the book via these links..
Do women really need men to help them get to the top? YES, according to author Avril Henry.
"Men have a vital role to play in sponsoring women to help them to get to the top. Senior male leaders sponsoring women will have the greatest immediate impact on the number of women in senior positions," says Avril.
This was one of the key findings in her new book to be released today, Leadership Revelations III – How We Achieve The Gender Tipping Point and she is not alone in this view.
Listen to Geraldine Doogue's interview with Avril on ABC radio via the following link: Saturday Extra
BEING RELEASED 6 MAY 2015
Through successful women’s stories (91 women from 10 countries across 4 generations), Avril uncovers their experiences about unfair treatment based on their gender, an experience rarely, if ever, experienced by men. This leads to an exploration by Avril of the myths that surround women at work, which are often unfounded and inaccurate. She asks questions about what women think about women and their self-imposed obstacles and barriers, and what men think about women at work.READ MORE