To fix gender inequity in arts leadership we need more women in politics and chairing boards

Women are the major consumers as well as the largest percentage of employees in the arts. Yet their presence as artistic leaders remains low or, in some sectors, non-existent.

Of the 28 organisations presently funded under the Australia Council framework of the major performing arts, only three, Black Swan Theatre Company, Orchestra Victoria and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, have female artistic leaders.

More information: https://theconversation.com/to-fix-gender-inequity-in-arts-leadership-we-need-more-women-in-politics-and-chairing-boards-97782

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