Alicia manages UTS Equal Futures - the UTS Athena SWAN pilot and four year, whole of institution plan for gender good practice in STEMM, and is the representative to UTS Council elected by UTS's skilled and specialist Professional Staff workforce. Alicia's professional background is specialist policy and advocacy management, with expertise in workforce policy and gender equity practice and legislative reform, and a discipline background in industrial relations and gender. Prior to coming to UTS in 2016, Alicia conducted various policy and legislative reform projects in the workforce gender equity space including leading industry research into gendered experience in STEMM workplaces and managing industrial research and strategy for a national equal pay test case.
Pearce, A & Stilwell, F 2008, 'Green-Collar Jobs: employment impacts of climate change policies', Journal of Australian Political Economy, vol. 62.
Stilwell, F, Jordan, K & Pearce, A 2008, 'Crises, interventions and profits: A political economic perspective', Global Change, Peace and Security, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 263-274.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Crises and interventions often generate opportunities for profitable business activities. This can have a significant effect on the outcomes of interventions. This article explores how economic interests can create crises and how the nature of interventions may be shaped by business interests. It looks further at the macroeconomic consequences of crises, the possibilities of corruption and neo-imperialism. Reference is made to examples of crises and interventions that illustrate these political economic concerns. © 2008 Taylor & Francis.
Cetindamar Kozanoglu, D, James, E, Lammers, T, Pearce, A & Sullivan, E 2019, 'Stem Education And Women Entrepreneurs In Technology Enterprises: Explorations From Australia' in Bullough, A, Hechavarria, D, Brush, C & Edelman, L (eds), High-growth Women's Entrepreneurship, Edward Elgar, pp. 78-108.View/Download from: Publisher's site
The objective of this chapter is to draw attention to the relationship between STEM education and women's enterprenurship in technology enterprises. By using Australia as a case study, our explorative analysis of secondary data shows how Australia has relatively improved, with gains in the level of women's involvement in STEM education, while it still has to overcome a chasm for women then proceeding from being a STEM alumni into actually becoming an enterpreneur in technology startups. We specifically point out an institutional intervention in STEM education, the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative. The chapter concludes with a discussion and suggestions for further studies.