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BIU Diversity results reduce the gender gap in recruitment

Simple behavioural insights interventions significantly reduce the gender gap in recruitment

9 March 2020

Using two behaviourally informed interventions, an email and a phone call, we increased the likelihood of women reapplying for a senior role by 27% and significantly reduced the gender gap between men and women reapplying for senior roles from 45% to just 4%. 

Opportunities to remove gender as a barrier to senior leadership

21 November 2019NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

We wanted to understand the barriers to reaching the Premier's gender equality target for senior leadership roles in the government sector. Today we are launching the findings of research we conducted in partnership with the Public Service Commission, Customer Service, Stronger Communities and Transport Clusters.

IWD 2018: Addressing gender bias with BI

8 March 2018NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is ‘Press for Progress’. It is an important day to mark the progress towards gender equality around the world. And in NSW we have made progress.

Professor Iris Bohnet: “What works to close gender gaps in organisations and what are we doing about it?”

5 May 2015NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

Showcasing research on gender bias by Professor Iris Bohnet, and topical insights from business, government and academia.