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International Women’s Day 2024: Celebrating Women at Commercial Eyes

Commercial Eyes was founded on the principles of inclusivity and flexibility, with a mission to empower the women in its workforce. On International Women’s Day, we proudly recognise the outstanding accomplishments of women in the life sciences sector and beyond.

At Commercial Eyes, we recognise the immense value that women bring to our industry and our workplace.

Cindy Yan has been with Commercial Eyes since 2011, reflecting on her tenure with the company, she acknowledges the positive impacts of a workplace compromised of mostly women in leadership positions;

Violeta Kudra joined Commercial Eyes in 2022 as our People & Learning Advisor, and presently in the role of People & Learning Manager. Reflecting on her experience at Commercial Eyes, Violeta says

One of the most inspiring aspects of being part of Commercial Eyes is the significant representation of women in leadership positions. This isn’t just about breaking glass ceilings; it’s about creating role models for the next generation of aspiring leaders, regardless of gender. I’ve had the privilege of learning from and being mentored by women who are pioneers in their own field. Their guidance and encouragement have not only shaped my career trajectory but have also instilled in me a deep sense of confidence in my own abilities.

– Violeta Kudra Pasic, People & Learning Manager

Almost 23 years later, Commercial Eyes continues to invest in women by providing avenues for professional development, career advancement and leadership opportunities.

At present, nearly 80 percent of Commercial Eyes staff are women, with a significant majority holding leadership and managerial positions. Notably, 83% of our Senior Management roles are occupied by women. In addition to this, our Company’s Local Director is female, which is particularly noteworthy considering that women constitute only 33% of board members in Australia. These statistics underscore our commitment to gender diversity and inclusivity, making it a cause for celebration on International Women’s Day.

To learn more about our Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging visit our People & Careers page