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How We Are Championing Gender Equality at Telstra

by Natasha Sweatman

Digital Content Specialist

At Telstra, we’re committed to improving diversity in the workplace and championing gender equality. That’s why we are working to #BreakTheBias with a broad range of policies, programs and engagement initiatives in place to help us achieve this goal. 

But don’t just take our word for it: here is what some of our employees have to say about their Telstra experience.
 
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Bettina Marson, UX Design - Senior Specialist
 
“As a woman in tech, Telstra has empowered me to break through the gender bias by providing me with leadership opportunities and a diverse team to work with. I feel like I can confidently discuss any of my ideas with my team and be supported to achieve whatever I want to achieve.”
 




 
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Smriti Kalra, Strategy & Planning (Telstra Enterprise) – Senior Lead
 
“Telstra has empowered me to break through the gender bias in my career by providing me with women in tech training, as well as skill training in innovation and entrepreneurship to maximize my leadership impact. Telstra has also provided me with the opportunity to lead a ‘Rise-Gender Equity’ initiative in Melbourne."






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Rochae Pino, Employee Value Proposition - Senior Lead

“Telstra empowers me every day to break through the gender bias. Our people and people leaders stand by Telstra's values and our policies. 
Because of this, I know there is no limit to what I can do, no matter the gender, age, religion or ethnicity. I'm continuously supported by my peers and our opportunities are endless.” 

 




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Ranee Edwards, Communications & Release Management - Project Specialist
 
“As a woman in HR, Telstra has empowered me to break through the gender bias by providing strong leadership examples of gender equality allies. 
In every project that I'm on, I'm encouraged to share my views and challenge situations without fear of gender discrimination.”





We are proud to be building a diverse and inclusive culture at Telstra, where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Happy International Women’s Day everybody!

 
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