Gender diversity

‘Without A Feminist Marriage, I Couldn’t Do What I Do’: Kristine Ziwica

She was fundamental in ensuring British women got visibility on gender pay parity, and started the discussion on shared parental leave. Kristine told FW's Melbourne Social Club how Australia can do the same.

By Natalie Cornish

Gender diversity

She was fundamental in ensuring British women got visibility on gender pay parity, and started the discussion on shared parental leave. Kristine told FW's Melbourne Social Club how Australia can do the same.

By Natalie Cornish

Kristine Ziwica was putting her feminism to work at an age when most of us were still flipping burgers at the local takeaway shop. A former writer for MS magazine in New York, communications chief for the Human Rights Commission in London and communications specialist for Our Watch here in Melbourne – there’s little this formidable woman hasn’t done.

At Future Women’s recent Melbourne social club, Kristine offered insights into channelling your feminism for the benefit of others – and how she believes Australia can achieve gender equality in a practical and meaningful way.

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