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Our Watch Institute

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Work with Australia's leading violence prevention and gender equality experts

The Our Watch Institute is delivered by  Our Watch , Australia's national organisation for the prevention of violence against women. Our team has more than ten years' experience driving meaningful workplace change, backed by a globally recognised evidence base.

As Australia’s leading team of violence prevention and gender equality experts, we’re best-placed to support you with tailored solutions to embed gender equality and prevent violence against women in your workplace and community.

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Meet our team

Cara Gleeson

Cara has nearly 15 years’ experience leading preventing violence against women, gender equality and women’s rights initiatives in Australia and internationally.

As the Director of the Our Watch Institute, Cara oversees our specialist teams to support and inspire workplaces to end violence against women.

She is a creative, pragmatic and optimistic change leader with extensive experience including several non-executive director and advisory roles.

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Cara Gleeson

Meet our team

Sharon Pask

Sharon is an experienced CFO, board member and expert in diversity, inclusion and change management.

Sharon was the first woman member of the Victorian Automotive Chamber of Commerce Executive Board after decades of experience in the automotive industry.

She is a commercially astute leader and has produced significant financial growth for businesses by championing inclusion and gender equality in typically male-dominated industries.

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Sharon Pask


Impactful business relationships

Our Watch has established the Institute with financial support from our founding partner,  Goodman Foundation .

Revenue generated by the Our Watch Institute will allow our work with businesses to be sustainable and self-sufficient. This means other donations and government funding to Our Watch will continue to be dedicated to research, innovation and public policy work.

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Get in touch

Join Australia’s leading employers and enjoy the benefits of gender equality.

Our experts will create a solution to meet your business needs.

If you'd prefer to contact us directly email us . We’ll get back to you within 2 working days.