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Advisory Board Centre welcomes release of NSW Government’s Women’s Strategy Action Plan

The Advisory Board Centre COO and Women in Business Program Leader Jan Easton has welcomed the release of the NSW Government’s NSW Women’s Strategy 2018-2022 Year Two Action Plan.

The NSW Women’s Strategy 2018-2022 provides a whole-of-government and whole-of-community policy framework with the aim to improve the economic, social and physical wellbeing of women and girls across NSW.

“The NSW Government’s Women’s Strategy presented a comprehensive and aspirational framework to improve the participation and wellbeing of females in NSW.  The release of the NSW Women’s Strategy 2018-2022 Year Two Action Plan gives transparency to the policy and shows a meaningful and measurable commitment by the NSW Government to move policy into action,” Mrs Easton said.

“Over the past two years leading Women in Business initiatives in Queensland and across Australia, the overwhelming feedback from women in business- from startup through to the executive board level- is that they want practical knowledge and actionable strategies to achieve their aspirations.”

“It is particularly encouraging to see that the NSW Government is implementing a multi-faceted and collaborative approach to deliver on the three priority areas for action- economic opportunity and advancement, health and wellbeing, and participation and empowerment.”

The Advisory Board Centre’s Advancing Women in Business strategy is aligned to the organisations overall strategic purpose to support and improve the effectiveness of the global Advisory Board sector, including the professionals who fulfil an Advisory function and organisations for whom they serve.

The Advancing Women in Business Strategy is designed to give women the tools, support and skills they need to start, grow and employ, and ultimately lead and succeed as employees, executives, business owners and board members.

The Advisory Board Centre independent programs map to the NSW Government’s Women’s Strategy and includes program initiatives such as Advancing Women on Boards, Female Founders Advisory Board Program, Professional Membership and the complimentary Advisor Concierge service to support women in business to connect with mentors, strategic advisors, investors and board members.

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Jan Easton
Jan Easton is a founding member of the Advisory Board Centre and Chief Operating Officer for the global network. She is a Certified Chair and leads the Women on Boards and Female Founders programs.