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I have the capacity to supervise at the Master, DBA, and PhD levels, across any of the topics identified in my research interests. My current supervision is in the area of women's career progression in the Australian mining industry and the role of sport participation on health and wellbeing of the aging population. Overall, I am interested in projects when intersecting with different forms of diversity with a focus on delivering high-quality research for the social good.

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Research biography

My research focus lies in the area of leadership, human resource management, and employment relations, especially as they intersect with workforce diversity issues. 
I have co-authored research papers with a specific focus on the underrepresentation of women in senior executive positions, and my research expertise and interest spans across different topics such as:
• Gender and work 
• Women's career progression 
• Diversity in leadership
• Equal opportunity at work
• Minority entrepreneurship
• Inclusive leadership.
• Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs) including (not limited to) working remotely and work from home (WFH)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Griffith University Queensland


Master of Business Administration, Multimedia University


Bachelor's degree, Islamic Azad University


Research Interests

  • Gender and work
  • Women's career progression
  • Diversity in leadership
  • Equal opportunity at work
  • Minority entrepreneurship
  • Inclusive leadership
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Working remotely
  • Work from home


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