Breakfast – Lisa Annese, CEO Diversity Council Australia

August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019
07:00 - 09:00
The Northern Club, 19 Princes Street

The impact of diversity on workforce capability – lessons from Australia

Diverse workforces are claimed to be more productive and lead to greater organisational success – but is this actually the case?

Lisa Annese, CEO of Diversity Council Australia joins us to share her extensive experience with a focus on the following three reports:  

  • The DCA-Suncorp Inclusion at Work Index 2017-2018
  • The National Scorecard of Australia’s Workforce Asia Capability
  • The Research Report into Engaging Men in Gender Equity

Lisa Annese is the current Chief Executive of DCA, heading a team to lead public debate, conduct research and develop resources for organisations in all areas of diversity and inclusion. Lisa is an active contributor to publications and regularly presents and speaks publicly in all areas of diversity. She was named one of the AFR’s ‘100 Women of Influence’ in 2018, designed the Employer of Choice for Women Citation while at the Agency now known as the Workplace Gender Equality Agency and is a recipient of a Medal for Significant Contribution to the Australian Public Service. Lisa has recently returned from presenting DCA’s portfolio of cultural diversity research at UNESCO, United Nations Alliance convention in Baku, Azerbaijan.  Lisa has had a long career in corporate, government and the not for profit sector.

Lisa Annese is hosted for her New Zealand visit in partnership with Diversity Works New Zealand

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