the new zealand

Women's Leadership

Symposium

New Zealand’s most prestigious women’s leadership conference

Early Bird

Standard

Single

$1,095

$1,595

3 or more

$995 pp

$1,495 pp

Table (8)

$895 pp

$1,395 pp

*Early Bird rate expires 28th April

Tuesday 5th - Wednesday 6th June 2018

Cordis (Formerly The Langham Hotel), Auckland

About

Focusing on the challenges and opportunities for women leaders in the contemporary workforce the New Zealand Women’s Leadership Symposium is an unparalleled gathering of New Zealand’s best and brightest female talent. During the event, women leaders from every sector and industry come together to hear from an exceptional line up of inspirational guest speakers and explore topics including gender equality, leadership, career advancement and life fulfilment. Following an amazing inaugural event in June 2017, we are thankful for all the supportive feedback from attendees and look forward to an even bigger and better event in 2018.

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2018 speakers include

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Addressing a wide range of topics including gender equality, leadership, career advancement and life fulfillment, the Symposium offers an important opportunity to stay abreast of current local and international trends. Designed to encourage interaction and collaboration, the events create a setting for women at all levels to reflect on their experiences, envisage a future to which they are entitled and draw inspiration for the journey ahead.

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Drawing participants from every corner of the nation, the Symposium offers an unrivalled opportunity to extend your networks and develop lasting friendships and alliances. Through the sharing of personal experiences, participants unlock a spirit of camaraderie which typically extends far beyond the events themselves. Each year women from highly diverse backgrounds are drawn together through the Symposium leading to powerful opportunities for collaboration on important national issues.

and be inspired...

Showcasing the country’s most respected and celebrated female talent the Symposium attracts inspirational speakers from a wide range of backgrounds. Richly diverse in their achievements and fields of endeavour, Symposium speakers are universally recognised for their vision, resilience and capacity to influence change. By sharing their unique experience and knowledge, Symposium speakers encourage participants to unlock their innate strengths and talents and pursue their own vision of success.

THE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S
LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM

The Women’s Leadership Symposium has been an annual occurrence in all Australian states and territories for over twelve years. During this period many thousands of individual women and hundreds of Australia’s leading organisations have participated. Over the years an incredible number of Australia’s most inspirational women and men have taken the stage to discuss critical issues relating to gender equity and women’s leadership and the events have become synonymous with excellence and achievement across every field of endeavour. To find out more about Australia’s most prestigious women’s leadership event please visit www.wla.edua.au

details

Cordis, 83 Symonds St,
Grafton, Auckland 

Tuesday 5th June, 2018
Wednesday 6th June, 2018

Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 15:10

CONFERENCE FACILITATOR
AND PANEL MODERATOR

Suzi Finkelstein

Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) and Women & Leadership New Zealand (WLNZ)

The 2018 Symposium will be facilitated by one of WLA and WLNZ’s most experienced and passionate professionals. With over twenty years’ experience in developing leaders, Suzi brings a wealth of knowledge to her role with WLA and WLNZ. Over her career, she has built a strong reputation for delivering exceptional outcomes with a particular focus on transforming the performance of female leaders and their teams. Suzi has worked across all levels of leadership, from aspiring leaders to senior executives at many of Australia’s leading organisations. Suzi has been a familiar and well respected role model to Australia and New Zealand’s women leaders for many years having acted in the role of Head of School for WLA between 2012 and 2015. Over her years with WLA and WLNZ, she has been delighted to work with so many talented and inspirational women and develop an informed view of the conditions women face in the workforce today.

 

More to be announced...​

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE DAME JENNY SHIPLEY 
DNZM PC​

Former New Zealand Prime Minister

BEV CASSIDY-MACKENZIE

Chief Executive, Diversity Works NZ

KIM JARRETT

Partner – Tax, Lead for International Trade Services, KPMG

LADI TAMATI 

RnB Artist

RENEE GRAHAM

Chief Executive, Ministry of Women

SANDHYA PILLAY

Country Manager, Coca-Cola Oceania

SUPERINTENDENT SANDRA VENABLES

Assistant Commissioner: Road Policing, NZ Police

PROFESSOR SPENCER BEASLEY

Former Vice President, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

LISA TAMATI

Ultramarathon runner

DR MAHSA MOHAGHEGH

Founder, SheSharp; Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology

SUPERINTENDENT SANDRA VENABLES

Chief Executive, Engineering New Zealand

CATHERINE FOX

Author and Journalist

Cordis, 83 Symonds St, Grafton, Auckland 

Tuesday 5th June, 2018 Wednesday 6th June, 2018

Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30 Wednesday 09:00 - 15:10

Women and Leadership New Zealand
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