Jen Dalitz
Little Wins

Latest Posts

  1. From one to a community of 92,000 – this is what happens when women come together Jen Dalitz 28-Feb-2014
  2. Your chance to hear direct from Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and #LeanIn founder Jen Dalitz 18-Feb-2014
  3. Fancy working 9 weeks less AND earning more? New study reveals benefits of mobile business - but is it really possible? Jen Dalitz 12-Feb-2014
  4. Yes you can have it all, but not all at the same time. Agree or not? Jen Dalitz 23-Dec-2013
  5. Paid parental leave is popular with mums, but childcare still king Jen Dalitz 30-Aug-2013
  6. Lean In. Realise your fears. And then overcome them. Jen Dalitz 29-Jul-2013
  7. Women in Leadership, Childcare Issues and chasing a Government Board position all the way to Canberra Jen Dalitz 22-Jul-2013

Invest in your future at the 4th Women on Boards Conference

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

I'll be at the 4th Women on Boards Conference on 8-10 May 2013 and wonder if you'd like to join me?  For more information about the conference, click here, but in a nutshell, the conference will provide women with an unparalleled opportunity to learn, network and hear from global experts to drive their careers in the workplace and boardroom. This year the conference will feature five international speakers.   Read More

Strengthening Society by Investing in Women & Girls – new guide to genderwise philanthropy launched today

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

I’m embarrassed to say it’s been a month since my last post.  A productive and very fruitful month, and all the same I’m frustrated that I haven’t been able to post on all the amazing programs and women I’ve been in contact with recently.  My headspace has been consumed with selecting a “big school” for Master 4-and-a-bit… which for us means deciding between living full time on the farm in the country, or alternately in the city… decisions, decisions, decisions!  And as I discovered today at the launch of a new toolkit on Genderwise Philanthropy, I’m not alone in making those important decisions on behalf of my little family.  Throughout the world, it’s women who have the greatest influence on the education and life opportunities of their children, and that’s why the Australian Women’s Donor Network has launched this new tool kit aimed at focusing all Australians on how to use philanthropy as a tool in strengthening society – by investing specifically in women and girls. Read More

On IWD2013: Be inspired by the success stories of 15 leading women in business

Friday, March 08, 2013

I love celebrating International Women’s Day. It’s a time to reflect on how far we’ve come since Australia first awarded women the vote back in 1902. Recognition of the progress we’ve made in recent years to get business focused on gender balance. And a reminder that we still have a long way to go, in order to ensure true equality, fairness and safety for women.   Read More

Yahoo CEO’s ban on working from home makes perfect sense

Thursday, February 28, 2013

I'm on holidays in Bali at the moment, and decided to log in this morning to submit this piece to Women's Agenda - not because I miss being at my Mac, but because I've believed for a long time that flexibility at work is vital to advancing women at work; and it also works best when we can make it work for business.  Here's my thoughts as shared with Women's Agenda - and I'd be interested to understand your opinion on it too:

Marissa Mayer, the recently appointed CEO of Yahoo, has banned working from home, citing a need for greater collaboration and cooperation that will come from colleagues working side by side. And I, for one, agree with her. 
 Read More

Oops... my apologies

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Yesterday when I posted asking you to vote in the Agenda Setter awards, I wasn't aware that voting was closing the very same day.  So I apologise for asking you to do something that clearly you could not. Read More

Please vote and forward to support the push for childcare reform via the Agenda Setter Award

Friday, February 22, 2013

Three years ago on International Women's Day I launched the Make Care Fair alliance with the goal of getting policy makers to seriously rethink childcare and readjust policies, systems and those all important places across Australia to better serve the needs of Australian families.  I've learned a lot in this process, and have had the opportunity to speak with many community leaders and politicians to push the case for a complete overhaul of what is clearly an outdated and .  This lobbying has been recognised with a nomination in the Agenda Setter category of the NAB Women's Agenda Leadership Awards, and now I need your help to progress to through the voting stage. Read More

Make Care Fair - update on childcare reform petition and meeting with Minister Ellis and her response

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

This is a long overdue update on the Make Care Petition which many of you will know I launched almost two years ago to get childcare reform on the political agenda.  At the time of the petition launch we ran a survey and 86% of respondents said they would give their vote to the party with a tax-deductible policy on childcare.  I guess we'll soon have the chance to test that theory with the election date announced.   Read More

PM Julia Gillard announces election date - so what can we expect in the battle for the female vote?

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced today that the next Federal election in Australia will be held on September 14, sparking what may be be the longest political campaign we've ever seen here.  So how do the major parties currently compare on policies targeted at the female vote?  Rose Powell - who started her career here right here at sphinxx and is now a writer for Women's Agenda has prepared this fantastic summary (great stuff Rose, keep up the good work for us!) Read More

Over 2,000 women vie for just 30 places in BBC Expert Women's Day initiative PLUS how to join the Women in Media expert database

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

With a 9:1 male/female expert ratio on the BBC1 News at Ten, it's no wonder the network is looking for female talent to add to its expert panel. So what is the biggest obstacle women face in getting on air?  Themselves and the Imposter Syndrome, according to organisers of Expert Women's Day, hosted by the BBC Academy in conjunction with Broadcast magazine last week.   Read More

Queen of Media Ita Buttrose crowned 2013 Australian of the Year

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

With perfect timing to round out my Women in Media theme of the week, Australia’s own Queen of Media, Ita Buttrose OBE AO, has been crowned Australian of the Year and says she will use the recognition to drive community change.  Like many Australians, I grew up watching Ita on TV advertising editions of Women’s Weekly and, for young girls in any case, she was the one we all wanted to be.  Elegant, poised and painted nails! That was before I learned of her career achievements, which really earned her the respect of business leaders the world over.  News of her appointment broke as I was driving home on Friday from my adventure co-hosting Sydney Live with Ben Fordham (a huge thanks to Ben for taking a punt and putting Kayley and me live on air with you; and while it was all for fun this time we hope to be back on-air soon taking on serious issues from a woman’s perspective).  But back to Ita and all of her amazing achievements which include: Read More