About Square the Ledger

Day after day, year after year, women, trans and gender diverse people make an immeasurable contribution to our economy and society, and yet their achievements are still not adequately acknowledged by the conventional history or the wider public record.

La Trobe University, in partnership with the Victorian Women’s Trust, is working to help ‘square the ledger' by documenting and celebrating these contributions and ensuring these stories become known and acknowledged for generations to come.

Square the Ledger is a shout out for the women, trans and gender diverse people who have studied or worked at La Trobe University. We know they are out there making a difference, building and sustaining communities, innovating and achieving in quiet and not-so-quiet ways that have time and time again been overlooked on the public record.

We need these stories.

We also wouldn't be here without the mammoth effort of our volunteers. They have contributed tirelessly to this project and we are so proud to continue on in the courageous spirit of the original.

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La Trobe would like to acknowledge the many volunteers who contribute to this project, especially our students.

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