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Leadership Development for Women (LDW)

Leadership Development for Women (LDW) aims to improve the status, career development and decision making contribution of women at CSU. This is achieved through supporting women to further develop their leadership skills and by encouraging cultural change towards organisational and management practices that value and are more inclusive of diversity, and that actively seek the input and perspective of women.

Leadership Development for Women Steering Committee

The Leadership Development for Women Steering Committee serves as a forum for the identification and consideration of issues in regard to women and leadership and recommends strategies that supports the inclusion of women's contributions to leadership within CSU. It designs, implements, supports and reviews leadership development opportunities for women and aspiring leaders at CSU. Leadership Development for Women programs are designed to build trust, networking between participants and leadership capabilities

Leadership Development Opportunities for Women at CSU

CSU Women - Development Opportunities - EOI

  • Small Grants are available to support women organising events to profile women's issues - Application form
  • An introduction to Leadership for Women program (see below for more information)
  • Activities for Senior Women Leaders
  • Scholarships
  • Mentoring

For more information about LDW or mentoring, contact

Introduction to Leadership for Women Program

The 2017 LDW Program (Leadership Development for Women) is for existing and aspiring women leaders at CSU. The program is suitable for Academic and Professional/General Staff (level 6 and above) who have experience in leading and managing people, programs, systems and processes. Applicants will hold a continuing appointment or fixed-term appointment to at least 31 December 2017.

The program will have an emphasis on the theory and practice of leading mindfully and gendered and ethical leadership in the context of personal and professional behaviour. Participants in the program will study as part of a supervised and supported group cohort with other CSU employees.

The Program will be delivered from May to November bi-annually the next program scheduled for 2019. Places are limited with 25 places available in the program.

Leadership Development for Women Conference

Leadership with Collaboration and Inclusion - Leading Together

The conference will run over two days from 21-22 November 2018

More information coming soon.

Become a Mentor - Leadership for Women Program

 Expressions of Interest are sought for Mentors for the 2017 Introduction to Leadership for Women Program. Past mentors of the program, past participants and new mentors both men and women are encouraged to apply. If you are interested please complete the expression of interest form.

For questions or clarification please email or contact Hedy Bryant on ext: 84162