On the plight of Chief Diversity Officers, often encumbered with a futile job description read the following article by Nadia Owusu, excerpt below: “In too many cases, the responsibility for changing the company culture is placed entirely on the CDO’s shoulders. When efforts fail, the CDO then becomes the scapegoat. The organization’s leaders can say that they tried, that they are still trying; they can rest secure in the belief that they have the best [...]
Linked here is an SBS article from the archives, whose message bears repeating - Thankyou #SBSvoices
#WomeninLeadership I recently Chaired the second day of a two day conference on ‘Women in Leadership’, with the theme, ‘How to be Changemakers’. Held in Melbourne, this conference involved keynotes from Lord Mayor, Sally Capp, the Vic Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commissioner, Kristen Hilton and Managing Director of SEEK, Kendra Banks. Further panels through the day discussed workplace flexibility and strategies for an engaged workforce as well as a brilliant presentation on leading with [...]
Attended a dinner as a guest of Oxfam Australia with Winnie Byanima, Exec. Director of Oxfam International. Many voices contributed to a discourse of eradicating poverty, inequality and social injustice. The dire necessity for political engagement from grassroots and the private sector occasionally collide with shared ambitions for making change meaningful! Persistence is not negotiable. Winnie's articulation in defining Oxfam'a sustainability goals reinforced the inextricable link between poverty and inequality.
Speaking on 'Equality and Justice' at the MUIS 'Dream, Move, Inspire' Conference #awarenessweek
Tasneem will be Presenting as a Keynote Speaker for Hume City Council's International Women's Day event on March 5th 2014, speaking to the issue of 'Inspiring Change" Read article from Northern Weekly, Melbourne 25 Feb 2014
Tasneem will present as a Keynote Speaker for Hume City Council's International Women's Day event, speaking to the issue of 'Inspiring Change'.
On Sunday December 1st, the 2013 Australian Muslim Achievement Awards were announced at the annual awards ceremony. Hosted by Mission of Hope in an effort to recognise 16 individuals and organisations for their tireless efforts in the community, the much-anticipated AMAAs were held in Lidcombe, Sydney. In their eighth year running and sponsored by Fresh Poultry, Human Appeal International Australia and Pharmacy4Less, the awards are instrumental in raising the profile of Australian Muslims, both at [...]
Tasneem Chopra has been short listed as a finalist in the 'Woman of the Year' category for the 2013 Australian Muslim Achievement Awards, scheduled to take place in Sydney on Sunday, 1st December 2013. For more information about this event, visit the Australian Muslim Achievement Awards' website http://www.missionofhope.org.au/australian-muslim-achievement-awards/
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