The Joyful Frugalista

43: Jennifer Wittwer CSM, talks about being a woman in the navy

October 27, 2020

This podcast celebrates and acknowledges the 20 year anniversary of the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

Jennifer Wittwer, CSM, is a nationally and internationally acclaimed gender expert, keynote speaker and published writer who has been recognised with numerous awards. With thirty-eight years in the Australian military, she has experience in leadership, organisational change, large-scale cultural and workplace reform, and implementing gender-responsive policy strategies and solutions. In recent years, Jen has worked for international organisations in Afghanistan, Brussels, New York, Ukraine and Jordan on a range of projects relating to women's participation in peace and security efforts.

In this episode, she chats with Serina about being a trailblazing woman in the navy, why she didn't join to find a husband, how the gender pay gap is an issue in the military, as well as sharing her money values.

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