Angela Priestley

Women's Agenda editor

Women's Agenda editor

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Female cricketers catch a raise, but other athletes struggle

Female cricketers catch a raise, but other athletes struggle

May 22, 2013

Australia's female cricket team has won a pay rise that means some players will be able to quit their day jobs. But other female athletes struggle to balance training with work.

Does getting married hurt a woman’s career?

May 14, 2013

Are women delaying marriage for financial or career reasons? Or does walking down the aisle make you less successful in the boardroom? They're two big questions facing women.

How I met the PM and became part of the ‘strategy’

How I met the PM and became part of the ‘strategy’

December 11, 2012 8

The Prime Minister invited editors of female-skewing websites to Christmas drinks at Kirribilli House. Women's Agenda editor Angela Priestley was happy to be part of the communications strategy.

If <em>Forbes</em> can’t find powerful women, who can?

If Forbes can’t find powerful women, who can?

December 6, 2012 2

Try to find women on Forbes' list of the world's most powerful people. It's depressing, but quotas aren't necessarily the answer.

Quota time? Women still missing out on board spots

Quota time? Women still missing out on board spots

November 27, 2012 4

Less than 10% of executive positions for ASX 500 companies are held by women, fresh data shows. Is it time for quotas or changes to remuneration?

The 10 female ‘super connectors’ of the ASX

September 11, 2012

There are 10 leading female "super connectors" on the ASX, powerful centres of capacity for boardroom introductions and collaborations. We name them.

World’s worst region for women in power? Right next door

August 28, 2012 4

There are few countries where women remain unrepresented in parliament, but several those are right on Australia's doorstep. Angela Priestley of Women's Agenda.

The case for more women in sport — on and off the field

August 17, 2012 3

Senator Kate Lundy says the real challenge for the Australian Sports Commission is not how much funding it's handing out, but how it can spend it effectively.

The law of going global: why the world wants to practise here

June 29, 2012 1

If you’re looking for a global lawyer, Australia’s now a pretty good place to find one -- the merger of Freehills with Herbert Smith is the latest international union.

The Power Index: why Telstra’s Thodey is the most powerful biz boss

June 29, 2012

There's something about David Thodey. In just three years, the Telstra chief's been able to mend fences with customers and suppliers, and even with both political sides.