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Reflections from senior academic women

journal contribution
posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by Bronwyn FredericksBronwyn Fredericks, Nereda WhiteNereda White
The Tiddas Showin’ Up, Talkin’ Up and Puttin’ Up: Indigenous Women and Educational Leadership project was led by Flinders University in partnership with the Australian Catholic University through the Indigenous Higher Education Centres located in Adelaide (Yunggorendi First Nations Centre) and Brisbane (Weemala Indigenous Unit) (Bunda and White 2009). At the beginning of the project, two levels of governance were established: a Circle of Senior Indigenous Women from the higher education sector, and a Steering Committee of Senior Executive Women from partner universities.The Circle of Senior Indigenous Women included experts in the fields of learning and teaching, scholarship, administration and management, and community engagement. The Circle’s members were:• Professor Wendy Brady, Charles Darwin University • Dr Jackie Huggins, University of Queensland • Ms Angela Leitch, Education Queensland • Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson, QueenslandUniversity of Technology • Dr Bronwyn Fredericks, Queensland University of Technology and Monash University. The Steering Committee members were: • Professor Gabrielle McMullen, Australian Catholic University • Professor Marie Emmit, Australian Catholic University • Professor Faith Trent, Flinders University • Dr Jane Robbins, Flinders University. The two levels of governance provided advice to the project leaders throughout the project. Three of these women share their reflections in this paper.

History

Volume

14

Issue

1

Start Page

97

End Page

100

Number of Pages

4

ISSN

1440-5202

Location

Australia

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

Cultural Warning

This research output may contain the names and images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now deceased. We apologize for any distress that may occur.

External Author Affiliations

Queensland University of Technology; TBA Research Institute;

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues