Michelle King

Former Director of Inclusion at Netflix, LinkedIn Top Voice for Equality 2020, No.1 Business Book Best-Seller, UN Board Member for Girl Up & Employee Engagement

The Fix: How to Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work

The Fix: How to Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work

How to hire Michelle King

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Michelle's official speaking topics are listed below: 

  • The Covid-19 Workplace: How to Practise Inclusion 
  • How Inequality Works at Work and What You Can Do To Fix It 
  • Why D&I Initiatives are Failing Men and Women and What To Do About It 
  • Why Gender Equality Benefits Men: Understanding the Barriers Men Face 
  • Equality: Your Innovation to Lead 
  • How to Prepare for the Post Pandemic Workplace
  • Enabling the Next Generation of Women Leaders: What Women Need to Know Before They Start Work 
  • Removing the Invisible Barriers Working Mothers and Fathers Face 
  • Preparing Women Leaders to Lead: Navigating the Invisible Barriers 
  • Success Partners: What Allyship is and How To Apply It At Work 
  • Overcoming the Greatest Barrier to Women's Advancement at Work: Gender Denial 
  • Understanding Difference at Work: How To Apply Intersectional Thinking 

Michelle is often booked as a speaker for a range of corporate events, read her latest feedback below.

"A visionary leader changing the inclusion landscape" - Billie Jean King 

"Michelle has an exquisite ability to captivate the room, whatever the audience" - Belinda, Associate Director & Diversity and Inclusion Lead, EMEIA TAS Talent EY

"Michelle is not only extremely knowledgeable with her background and research on gender inequality, but she applies those insights specifically to the workplace and brings it to life. Michelle has a truly unique way of connecting with her audience. She makes the research come to life and provides real 'a-ha' moments and practical takeaways that can be applied in any organisation" - Claudia, CEO, SHE Global

"Michelle is a speaker who sparks fires in her audience around the issues she cares about. Her in-depth knowledge and insights, paired with her ability to clearly and vividly create the case for its importance, is a unique gift to the groups she speaks to. Our community still asks us about Michelle and where to access her talks and upcoming events" - Jenn, Founder, Be Social Change 

  • 2020 - Managing Director of Equality Forward 
  • 2019 - Director of Inclusion for Netflix
  • 2018 - Advisory Board Member of Girl Up United Nations Foundation 
  • 2017 - Head of Integrated Strategy for Gender Innovation & GICC for UN Women 
  • 2016 - Senior Manager of Development, Diversity and Employee Engagement for UN Women
  • 2016 - Contributing Writer for Forbes 
  • 2015 - Corporate Affairs Manager of Communications & Culture for BHP Billiton 
  • 2014 - Human Resources Manager of Petroleum for BHP Billiton 
  • 2012 - Human Resources Manager of Group Functions for BHP Billiton
  • 2010 - Workforce Strategy & Performance Manager for BHP Billiton 
  • 2008 - Human Resource Business Partner for Suncor Energy
  • 2007 - Reporter & Producer of Breakfast Business for TVNZ
  • 2005 - Senior Human Resource Business Partner for Fonterra 
  • 2002 - Human Resource Consultant for PwC