Women in Leadership – Business Empowerment and Career Advancement
Do you want to know how to stand out in the industry? What should you do to advance your business and professional development? What are some practical tips to keep you ahead of your peers?
PEWA NSW invites you to a breakfast networking seminar with three inspiring leaders in their respective fields. These women will share with you their personal experiences and insight into their leadership careers, some practical tips on how to stand out in the industry and make the most of your career.
Hosted by Baker McKenzie, the seminar is complimentary and a light breakfast will be provided.
Learn from 3 leading professionals.
Tuesday 17 October 2017
(Light breakfast provided)
Level 27, AMP Centre
50 Bridge Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Angela Priestley, Editor, Author, Media Entrepreneur and Founder of Women’s Agenda
Angela Priestley is an editor, author and media entrepreneur. She founded a number of digital and print publications throughout her journalism career, before working with Private Media to launch Women’s Agenda, a news site for career-minded women. Angela acquired the publication midway through 2017 while on maternity leave with her second child. She now works flexibly with a small team publishing daily news and views aiming to help women stay smart and savvy, while holding big businesses and governments to account on equal opportunities for women.
Christina Chun, CEO and Founder of 1Scope
Christina is the Founder and CEO of 1Scope, a data-driven platform that connects students aged 12-25 to character and skill-building opportunities offered by universities, companies and not for profits. With 5 years of experience in the education sector, she has gone from treating young people with disabilities to working on her own social enterprises. Over 12,000 students have signed up since February 2017, and more than 50% of students have attended a program. Christina sits on several not-for-profit advisory and leadership boards and is a big advocate of young potential.
Sam Mostyn, President of the Australian Council for International Development
Sam Mostyn is the President of the Australian Council for International Development and a widely sought after non-executive director and sustainability adviser. She is the Chair of Citibank Australia and sits on the boards of Virgin Australia, Transurban Group, Mirvac, Sydney Swans and has previously held senior executive roles at Insurance Australia Group, Optus Communications and Cable & Wireless plc. Sam has been involved in a number of collaborative social and environmental initiatives including the Business Roundtable on Climate Change and Business for Millennium Development, and is on the board of Climateworks Australia. Sam was also the first woman appointed the AFL Commission where she served for 11 years. She also served for several years on the board of Reconciliation Australia, was an inaugural Commissioner with the National Mental Health Commission, and is Deputy Chair of the Diversity Council of Australia. In 2016 she was appointed a Commissioner with the Global Business Commission on Sustainable Development.