Elana Rubin

Episode 61 - Top down: setting the diversity agenda with Elana Rubin

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Top down: setting the diversity agenda with Elana Rubin


Today on the Take on Board podcast, Helga’s speaking to Elana Rubin about diversity and culture.


Elana is on the boards of Afterpay Ltd, Telstra Ltd, Slater & Gordon Ltd, and several unlisted government entities. She’s previously been on the boards of AustralianSuper, Mirvac, ME Bank, WorkSafe Victoria, TAC.


Elana started her career in social policy and industrial relations at the ACTU before moving to superannuation, where she was the investment director for a large industry super fund. She then moved into non executive director roles working across a wide range of sectors.


She is a strong believer in organisations with purpose and in social licence to operate. Her interests include social policy, social equity, travel and cinema.


Elana has been making the most of lockdown and streaming some interesting shows, you’ll want to hear some of her suggestions.

Contact Elana or find out more about her: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elana-rubin-aa97592b/


Resources mentioned in this episode: Becoming by Michelle Obama



Special event: Take on Board breakfast, 29 September 2020. At this special Take on Board event, you'll hear from Danielle Jacobs. In early August 2020, in collaboration with Drs. Peggy Kern from The University of Melbourne and Lindsey Godwin from Champlain College, The Wellbeing Lab surveyed more than 1500 Australian workers on how they’re coping during COVID times and how their employers and leaders may best support them both now and in the future.
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