$41.25 – $55

Board KickStarter Breakfast - 11 July 2017

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HENRY AND THE FOX

525 Little Collins Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Thinking that joining a Board might be an ideal way to make your contribution? Not sure where to start, where to look, or even if your skills are what a Board needs?

Come and hear from two fabulous Directors on their experience and tips on getting and being on a Board. This event is ideal for aspiring, new or experienced Directors or those wanting to meet new and interesting people.

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Rose Hiscock

Rose Hiscock is the inaugural Director of Science Gallery Melbourne, an innovative new gallery dedicated to the collision of art and science. Planned to open in 2018, Science Gallery Melbourne is a flagship engagement project of the University of Melbourne and once established, will be part of the Global Science Gallery Network - a network of eight Science Gallery locations developed in partnership with leading universities in urban centres including Dublin, London and Bangalore.

Prior to joining Science Gallery, Rose was Director of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), Executive Director Arts Development for the Australia Council for the Arts and Manager Marketing and Commercial operations at Museum Victoria.

Rose is committed to building a vibrant, balanced and accessible arts sector. Noting the gender gap in Directorships, she played an instrumental role in developing a mentoring program to nurture future female museum Directors. She is a Board member of Back to Back Theatre, Australia’s highly successful company with a full-time ensemble of actors considered to have an intellectual disability, and Chunky Move, one of Australia’s premier dance companies.

Leonie Morgan AM

Appointed a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2017 Queen’s Honours List for significant services to women, in particular equitable political representation, I am an experienced board director and consultant.

I love using my skills to bring about positive change that endures.

My focus is on inclusion, equality, increasing organisational diversity and building capacity. My proven track record in the private, public and community sector means that many organisations value my practical skills in facilitation, governance, mentoring and problem solving.

Most recently I have used my superior facilitation skills and my strong commitment to women’s active participation in public life to work in partnership with the International Women’s Development Agency with the Fiji Women’s Rights Movement and the Bougainville Women’s Federation. I am currently coordinating a mentoring program which matches six new Myanmar women MPs with six Australian MPs for IWDA in partnership with Akhaya Women in Myanmar.

I am a member of the Film Victoria, Holmesglen Institute and EMILY’s List Australia Boards. And between 2010 and 2016 I was a member of the SYN Media Board. I am a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and hold a Masters of Education and Graduate Diplomas in Media and Cinema and in Women's Studies.

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