The Sydney Women's Leadership Symposium

Event Details

  • DateTue 06 June 2017
  • Time9:00 AM
  • VenueInternational Convention Centre Sydney
  • Location14 Darling Drive Sydney NSW 2000
  • TypeSeminar
  • ContactWomen & Leadership Australia
    1300 735 904
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The Women's Leadership Symposium creates a setting for accomplished and aspiring women leaders to reflect on their own journeys and explore leadership, life and career development. Through exposure to state-of-the-art leadership thinking over two incredible days, delegates will come away from the event better equipped and empowered for the road ahead. Learn Addressing issues of leadership and career, the Symposium is an important chance to stay abreast of current Australian and international leadership trends. Engaging subject matter boosts participant leadership capacity while informative case studies and keynote addresses enhance the experience by examining key issues pertaining to the ongoing development of Australia's female leaders. The first day includes a panel discussion on how best to advance female representation in professional and community roles as well as a vibrant development session to support delegates in navigating the responsibilities and opportunities that leadership brings. On the second day, there will be a panel discussion focusing on inclusive leadership and how best to incorporate diversity across the workplace. Share The Symposium offers an unsurpassed forum for delegates to grow their networks far beyond their industries and local communities and to develop lasting relationships with like-minded women. Effectively leveraging the bountiful networking opportunities can be daunting, so the event is geared to provide engaging ways to meet other women such as business card swaps, seating movements, group activities and structured networking sessions. ...And be inspired! This prestigious event showcases some of Australia's most outstanding leaders from a diverse range of fields including media, recruitment, not for profit, conservation, technology, science, engineering, law and academia. The New South Wales State Winner of the 2017 Australian Award for Excellence in Women's Leadership will be announced at the Symposium in honour of their contributions to the advancement of gender equality in New South Wales. The phenomenal speaker line-up includes: - Tara Moss - Author, Television Presenter, Journalist, UNICEF National Ambassador and former Model - Virginia Haussegger AM - Director, 50/50 by 2030 Foundation - Professor Veena Sahajwalla - Director, Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology, University of New South Wales - Catherine Fox - Journalist, Author and Presenter - Kristy Masella - Chief Executive Officer, Aboriginal Employment Strategy - Dr Tammie Matson - Zoologist, Author, Film Producer and Entrepreneur - Nicolette Maury - Managing Director, Intuit - Justice Julie Ward - Supreme Court of New South Wales, Court of Appeal - Natasha Gallardo - Chief Executive Officer, Working Mothers Connect - Dr Terrance Fitzsimmons - Lecturer & Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Queensland Business School

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