Rae is Professor of Gender, Work and Employment Relations at the University of Sydney Business School. She is Co-Director of the Women, Work and Leadership Research Group.
Rae is a leading researcher on the world of work and has a particular interest in gender and work, women’s careers and high quality flexible employment. She has received grants from the Australian Research Council, from state and federal governments and has worked in collaboration with leading organisations including the Australian Human Rights Commission, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Council of Trade Unions. Presently she is working on two key projects which examine ‘The Future of Women’s Work’ and ‘Women’s work in male-dominated occupations’.