The Perth Women's Leadership Symposium 2017

Event Details

  • DateThu 11 May 2017
  • Time9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • VenueCrown Perth
  • LocationGreat Eastern Highway Burswood WA 6100
  • 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, 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 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. 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, real estate, management consulting, community services, manufacturing, not for profit, agriculture and academia. The Western Australia 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 Western Australia. The phenomenal speaker line-up includes: - Tara Moss - Author, Television Presenter, Journalist, UNICEF National Ambassador and former Model - Catherine Fox - Journalist, Author and Presenter - Dr Anne Poelina - Managing Director, Madjulla Incorporated - Sadhana Smiles - Chief Executive Officer, Harcourts Group Victoria - Jessica Barber - General Manager, Austral Bricks WA - Dr Terrance Fitzsimmons - Lecturer & Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Queensland Business School - Lisa Hando - Partner, PwC Australia - Samantha Francke - Corporate Affairs Manager, CBH