College of Business and Law – Women Academics

This site provides a range of useful links and contacts for career development, planning and progression for women in the College of Business and Law. As a multi-disciplinary College, we’re looking to connect, inspire, encourage and support all women academics in their careers, across the wide array of disciplines we encompass.

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Career Advancement for Academic Women (CAAWP)

CAAWP is designed specifically to assist women researchers to achieve long term career goals as academics
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Meet the Women of COBL

Role models allow you to see what's possible for your future.
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Scholarly Associations for Networking and Professional development

View our list of discipline based professional associations for career advancement
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Learn about the Centre for Organisations and Social Change (COSC)

Hear from COSC's two co-directors, Associate Professors Lauren Gurrieri and Lena Wang, as well as our research theme leaders about the work being undertaken by the Centre.

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Gender, Business and Human Rights with Dr Kate Grosser

Dr Kate Grosser explains why gendered injustice worsening rather than improving

Useful RMIT links

RMIT internal programs and initiatives to support women’s careers

RMIT initiatives for a more inclusive environment

  • RMIT diversity and inclusion. We highly value our diverse staff in COBL. RMIT has developed a detailed diversity and inclusion plan. Detailed information can be found on the Diversity and inclusion web page.
  • RMIT acknowledges and understands the diverse responsibilities of women as professionals, students and also as parents Childcare and Parenting Rooms
  • RMIT recognises the range of diversity and the immense contributions of all staff including staff with disability. Visit the Accessibility web page.
  • RMIT is committed to supporting our people with fit for purpose flexible working arrangements to balance their work and life outside RMIT. Flexible working at RMIT University (Available to RMIT staff only)
  • RMIT Mental Wellbeing (staff login required)
  • Empowering Women in STEMM
  • Indigenous support - The Ngarara Willim Centre supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to reach their potential with a range of study, living and cultural services.

External links

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Contact us

Head of COBL Career Planning Team, Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation, College of Business & Law, RMIT University):

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.