The Australian Women's Leadership Symposium

Sydney

Agenda


Our symposium features a diverse lineup of high-profile thought leaders, recognised for their excellence across business and community leadership.


09:00 - 09:10
Welcome to Country
09:10 - 09:25
Welcome & Opening Comments
Dr Janet Smith (She/Her)

Program Specialist and Lead Facilitator, Women & Leadership Australia


Janet Horton
09:10 - 09:25
Welcome & Opening Comments
Janet Horton (She/Her)

Senior Facilitator and Executive Coach, Women & Leadership Australia


Karen Taylor, CEO Women & Leadership Australia
09:25 - 09:35
CEO’s Welcome
Karen Taylor GAICD (She/Her)

Chief Executive Officer, Women & Leadership Australia


The Australian Women's Leadership Symposiums
09:35 - 09:45
2x2x2 Activity

Jodie-Harrison
09:45 - 10:00
Video Address
The Hon Jodie Harrison MP

Minister for Women; Minister for Seniors; Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault; Member for Charlestown


10:00 - 10:30
Keynote Address
Tarla Lambert (She/Her)

Editor in Chief, Women’s Agenda; Co-founder, Agenda Media


ACAP-Logo
10:30 - 10:35
Gold Sponsor Address
Australian College of Applied Professions

Gold Sponsor


10:35 - 11:00
Morning Tea

11:00 - 12:25
Panel Discussion

12:25 - 01:15
Lunch

01:15 - 02:05
Development Session

Dixie Crawford
02:05 - 02:35
Keynote Address
Dixie Crawford (She/Her)

Founder & Director, Nganya; President, Canberra Women in Business


The Australian Award Logo
02:35 - 03:00
Award Session
The NSW Award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership

03:00 - 03:20
Afternoon Tea

03:20 - 03:50
Keynote Address
TBA

Antoinette Lattouf (She/Her)
03:50 - 04:20
Keynote Address
Antoinette Lattouf (She/Her)

Host; Columnist; Author 'How to Lose Friends and Influence White People; Co-founder, Media Diversity Australia


04:20 - 04:30
Closing Comments
Dr Janet Smith (She/Her)

Program Specialist and Lead Facilitator, Women & Leadership Australia


Janet Horton
04:20 - 04:30
Closing Comments
Janet Horton (She/Her)

Senior Facilitator and Executive Coach, Women & Leadership Australia


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Our Partners

ACAP Logo

Gold Sponsor

Women's Agenda Logo

Media Partner

Hear from our attendees

Thought provoking topics, spending a day with powerful and lightminded women. I now feel empowered to speak up and make small radical changes at work. Thank you

Sydney Symposium Attendee

Seeing and hearing from those who achieved greatness in the face of hardship gave me the push to keep going.

Sydney Symposium Attendee

The story telling and the lived experiences are invaluable. It was amazing how these presenters didn't use any PowerPoint but still managed to keep us engaged just by listening to them.

Sydney Symposium Attendee

Join Australia's Premier Women's Leadership Event

This is your moment to redefine what leadership means to you and explore new possibilities for personal and professional growth. Through the lens of shared stories, you’ll witness how other women in leadership have overcome obstacles to forge their own paths. Join us to delve into the collective wisdom of diverse women, create new connections, and find inspiration for your leadership journey.

Inspiration and Empowerment

Get ready to feel refreshed, motivated, and armed with new ideas. Dive into the stories of diverse leaders to gain insight on leadership, equality, and inclusion.

Personal and Professional Growth

This is your chance to pause and reflect on your role as a leader. You’ll leave with a renewed sense of purpose and confidence to tackle challenges head-on.

Networking Opportunities

Connect with like-minded individuals from a variety of industries. Who knows, you might just find your next collaboration partner.

Full Attendance Grants Available
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