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Marian Baird - Newsroom articles


  • Some unis still don’t have a female mathematics professor 09 Mar 2017

    Campus Review

    Professor Marian Baird was quoted in Campus Review about Nalini Joshi, the University of Sydney’s first female professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

  • International Women's Day: is this the best time to be a woman? 08 Mar 2017

    triple j Hack

    Professor Marian Baird was interviewed on triple j’s Hack program about a range of issues relating to International Women’s Day including the gendered nature of some work, the increasing proportion of young women at universities and the career progression of working mothers.

  • Jennifer breaks through gender barrier, but workforce still highly segregated 07 Mar 2017

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times, Age and Canberra Times

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times, Age and Canberra Times quoted Professor Marian Baird about women working in male-dominated industries and the feminisation of some jobs including the care sector. The article discussed the Senate inquiry on gender segregation in the workplace, to which the University’s Work and Family Policy Roundtable made a submission.

  • Fewer women run top Australian companies than men named John 07 Mar 2017

    MamaMia, ABC, and The New Daily

    MamaMia, ABC, and The New Daily quoted Professor Marian Baird about the career progression of women to executive-level roles.

  • Professor Marian Baird quoted in Sing Tao Daily (China) 28 Feb 2017

    Sing Tao Daily (China)

    Sing Tao Daily (China) quoted Professor Marian Baird about the disproportionate and negative impact the Fair Work Commission’s decision to cut Sunday penalty rates will have on women.

  • Sunday penalty rates: Women to bear the brunt of cuts, experts say 26 Feb 2017

    The Sun Herald, Sunday Age, Sydney Morning Herald and Sunday Canberra Times

    The Sun Herald, Sunday Age, Sydney Morning Herald and Sunday Canberra Times quoted Professor Marian Baird about the disproportionate and negative impact the Fair Work Commission’s decision to cut Sunday penalty rates will have on women.

  • Professor Marian Baird on ABC Radio National’s The World Today 09 Feb 2017

    ABC Radio National’s The World Today

    ABC Radio National’s The World Today interviewed Professor Marian Baird about the federal government’s 'omnibus bill' that includes changes to Paid Parental Leave, child care and welfare payments.

  • Rise of the fatherhood penalty is concerning 01 Feb 2017

    Goondiwindi Argus

    Professor Marian Baird from the Business School was quoted in Goondiwindi Argus about the slow shift in Australian workplaces recognising the realities of the modern working father.

  • HSU’s Diana Asmar dismisses cash for maternity leave critics 08 Nov 2016

    The Australian

    The Australian quoted Professor Marian Baird and Associate Professor Rae Cooper about the rarity of taking paid maternity leave as a monetary benefit.

  • HSU fat cat Diana Asmar milks maternity pay 07 Nov 2016

    The Australian

    The Australian quoted Professor Marian Baird about the entitlements under the Paid Parental Leave scheme as it currently exists in regards to an employee who “cashed out” 12 weeks’ maternity leave.


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