This year’s theme: Own Your Opportunities
Develop key leadership skills, strengthen your network & propel your career
Conference Date
30th July - 2nd August 2019
Location
Sydney Boulevard Hotel
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Overview

Empowering women to advance their career in tertiary education through real advice from real leaders.
In this competitive environment, it is important to advance your skills and position yourself as a strong female leader. The inaugural Women in Tertiary Education Leadership Summit will explore the skills and strategies to overcome obstacles and seize opportunities for career progression. Network with some of Australia’s foremost industry leaders and learn to optimise opportunities through anecdotal presentations, interactive sessions and engaging panel discussions. Join the movement to support women’s leadership and gain key tips and tools to propel your career in tertiary education.
 
Learn practical strategies to:
  • Overcome obstacles to career progression
  • Seize the right career opportunities
  • Juggle personal & professional responsibilities
  • Balance business with educational priorities
  • Build relationships to underpin your career
  • Lead with influence & impact

Who will attend?
  • Current, future and aspiring women leaders from all roles across Tertiary Education, including Universities, TAFE, & RTOs
  • HR, Diversity, Learning & Development, Inclusion & Cultural Change professionals
  • Male Champions of Change and those looking to better understand the challenges women face in the industry
 

Attend to learn:

  • Optimise your career opportunities
  • Elevate your leadership skills
  • Build a strong professional network
  • Juggle priorities like a pro
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Key Speakers

Geraldine Mackenzie
Vice Chancellor
University of Southern Queensland
Kerri-Lee Krause
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic
La Trobe University
Pascale Quester
Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President, Academic
University of Adelaide
Caralee McLiesh
Managing Director
TAFE NSW

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Blog

  • Date: 5 Jul 2019  By: Criterion Content Team

    While women are still underrepresented at the executive level, there are many inspiring female leaders challenging the status quo. We asked Nestle’s Susan Catania what it takes for women in retail to reach the top. This is what she had to say.

  • Date: 24 Jun 2019  By: Criterion Content Team

    Transport is one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing sectors for employment, yet it retains one of the lowest figures for female involvement. Although transport and logistics have expanded by 28 percent over the past decade, only 20 percent of the total workforce are women, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This imbalance has …

  • Date: 24 Oct 2018  By: Ash Natesh

    Effective communication is key to becoming a successful leader in the APS. The key difference between a female and male leader is their communication style. Women leaders can be very apologetic and men are quite direct and firm according to Cheryl Alderman Executive & Business Coach, Be Ultimate. “Women leaders will often have a questioning …

  • Date: 17 Oct 2018  By: Ash Natesh

    The Liberal Party has been facing a serious ‘woman problem’. The lack of women representation has dropped since 1996, with women making up just 22 percent of Liberals in federal parliament and for Labor, it is 45 percent. The lower representation of women in the Liberal Party is dragging down the International image of Australia. …

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