Celebrating International Women’s Day at LiveBetter
Today marks International Women’s Day and at LiveBetter, we would like to take the opportunity to shine a light on the achievements and contributions women make socially, culturally, economically, and politically, not only in our organisation, but also worldwide.
The past twelve months have been significant in our history, with the introduction of some powerful individuals; a range of females raising their voices and not accepting the “be seen not heard” treatment any longer.
As a society, we all must do our part to improve on female representation, in all areas of society. At LiveBetter, we’re proud that women make up:
- 73% of our workforce
- Five out of eight board members
- Three of our five Executive General Managers.
Not to mention that our CEO is female as well! Talk about sisters doing it for themselves…
Nationally, with 97% of childcare educators, 83.3% of the aged care workforce and 70% of disability support workers being women we also celebrate our incredible frontline staff, as without them, there would be no LiveBetter.
Today gives us the chance to celebrate these women whose compassion and care advances our communities, and whose skills, passion, empathy, and spirit guide our organisation to be better and to do better.
With the theme for this year being “Break the Bias”, as an organisation we are committed to playing our part in creating a world free of stereotypes and discrimination; one where difference is valued and celebrated. This International Women’s Day, we pledge to continue celebrating women’s achievements, whilst remaining committed to calling out inequality.
With our workforce brimming with mothers, grandmothers, sisters, and daughters. it is paramount that as an organisation, we highlight their strengths and abilities, as well as celebrate those of our customers as well.
As our CEO, Natalie Forsyth-Stock rightly put to the entire organisation earlier this week, “As women we have so many unique skills to contribute.” So, this International Women’s Day, may we all see each other’s special gifts and talents, and celebrate together to forge women’s equality.