Seminars and Events

Every week, a variety of seminars and events are held across the Alfred precinct, by the Alfred Research Alliance members. Check in here regularly to see what’s on!


Recent Events

IWD 2020: “How to achieve real culture change in gender equity” with Catherine Fox

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2020, hear from Catherine Fox, one of Australia’s leading commentators on women and the workforce.

Tuesday 3 March
12.30 – 1.30pm
Lecture Theatre, Old Monash Building


Catherine Fox is a Walkley Award-winning journalist, author and presenter.

During a long career with The Australian Financial Review, she wrote the weekly Corporate Woman column; and she has published five books, including¬†Stop Fixing Women, which was awarded the 2017 Walkley Award for Women’s Leadership in Media. Her latest book,¬†Women Kind¬†(with co-author Dr Kirstin Ferguson), examines how female solidarity and support is rebooting the global women’s movement.

Catherine was recently named in the Financial Review/Qantas 100 Women of Influence list for 2018. She is a member of the Australian Defence Force Gender Equality Advisory Board, Australian Women Donors Network board and co-founder of the Sydney Women’s Giving Circle.