Join us at New Zealand's Premier Women's Leadership Event

The New Zealand Women’s Leadership Symposium is the must-attend event for leaders of all genders. Find out more.
Women & Leadership New Zealand
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New Speakers just announced! 

Dr. Suzanne Manning – President of Te Kaunihera Wāhine o Aotearoa (National Council of Women New Zealand), will deliver the opening address.

Tania Tapsell – Her Worship the Mayor of Rotorua Lakes Council, the first woman of Māori descent to hold this esteemed position, will deliver a keynote speech.


The 2024 New Zealand Women’s Leadership Symposium will be held in Auckland on Thursday 2nd May and features diverse and inspiring speakers such as Billie Jordan, Sian Jaquet and Judge Alana Thomas. This is a must-attend event for leaders at all levels dedicated to driving equity and inclusion in workplaces and beyond.  

The New Zealand Women's Leadership Symposium Auckland 2nd May 2024

What to expect 

“I came away feeling energised – I valued the opportunity to network and hear from inspiring people that have got me starting different conversations with my friends and family” – 2023 Attendee 

The New Zealand Women’s Leadership Symposium is an annual event showcasing the best of New Zealand’s leaders and exploring the latest leadership insights. The Symposium is designed to provide a psychologically safe space centered on the voices and experiences of women and gender-diverse people. People of all genders are welcome to attend. 

Keynote speakers including: 

  • Billie Jordan (She/Her) Founder, Hip Op-eration Crew: The world’s oldest dance crew 
  • Sian Jaquet | Executive Coach; Board Director; Keynote Speaker 
  • Judge Alana Thomas (She/Her) Judge, Māori Land Court; Member, Waitangi Tribunal 
  • Fatumata Bah (She/Her) Senior Policy Analyst, Ministry of Health; Aspiring Health Equity Leader; Motivational Speaker

The New Zealand Women's Leadership Symposium Speakers

Agenda Highlights: 

  • Interactive activities | 2x2x2 networking, and a development session on cultivating relationships. 
  • Panel Discussion:Allyship in the workplace | Our diverse panel will share their real-world experiences of allyship in action: what it looks like, what the challenges are, and what can be achieved.

Book Your Tickets Today

Tickets for the 2024 New Zealand Women’s Leadership Symposium are now available. View the agenda and secure your seat now.  

https://www.womenandleadership.co.nz/symposium