All talk: gap between policy and practice a key obstacle to gender equity in STEM: 2018 Women in STEM Professions Survey report


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Professionals Australia (Organisation)


This report is set out in two parts. The first part of the report looks at the current state of play of gender and diversity in the STEM workforce with reference to data from a range of sources including the Chief Scientist's Office, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency and our own surveys in these key areas: the low participation rates of women in many STEM fields; attrition from the STEM workforce; occupational segregation within the STEM workforce (the concentration of women at less senior levels and under-representation at senior and management levels); the gender pay gap in STEM;...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Employment; Equity; Workforce development; Finance; Income; Policy

Keywords: Diversity; Financial aspects; Working conditions; Recruitment; Part time employment; Discrimination; Professional development; Survey; Employees; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Professionals Australia, 2018

Physical description: 55 p.

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Also called: All talk: gap between policy and practice a key obstacle to gender equity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

ISSN: 1834-6545 (online)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 134.747

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