Lisa Cornish is a freelance data journalist based in Canberra, Australia. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane and online through news.com.au. Lisa has recently been awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.
NGOs are increasingly seeking to better engage and partner with the private sector. Effective training in communication, risk taking and relationship building is one aspect fundamental in achieving successful collaboration, Chris Roche, associate professor and chair in international development at La Trobe University, tells Devex.
Statistics from Australia and the U.S. show women dominate the nongovernmental organization workforce, but that representation still doesn’t translate to the C-suite. Devex caught up with several women from the Australian-based Women in Development group to find out where they think the biggest hurdles remain.