New College Chair announced

College is excited to announce the appointment of a new Chair of the College Council, Ms Julie McKay.

juliemckay150pxJulie is the Executive Director of the National Committee for UN Women, a role she has held for 9 years.  In 2014, she was appointed as the inaugural Gender Advisor to the Chief of the Australian Defence Force, a role which she now does part-time in addition to her UN Women commitments.

Over the last decade, Julie has worked with a range of organisations to strengthen their gender and diversity outcomes. From strategy development, to implementing specific initiatives and providing gender awareness training, Julie has demonstrated her understanding of the complexity of workplace gender equality. Recently, she has been leading an innovative conversation in the business community about how to drive gender equality through supply chain reform.

Julie holds a masters degree in Public Policy and and an Executive MBA from the University of Sydney.  In addition to her role on the Women’s College Council, she is currently a member of the University of Sydney Alumni Council, PwC Diversity Advisory Board and Defence Gender Equality Advisory Board.

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