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International Women's Day hosted by YPWA (Sydney)
Fri. 10 March 2017, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEDT
YPWA International Women's Day Conference 2017
In celebration of International Women’s Day, YPWA are hosting our annual one day professional development conference, set to inspire and empower you toward a truly rewarding career.
The theme of this years YPWA International Women’s Day Conference is: 'Be Bold for Change’
We have secured some fantastic speakers to support this dynamic and practical program, which will run from 9:00am through till 5:00pm, including an afternoon networking session.
Speakers include :
Libby Lyons, Director Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency is an Australian Government statutory agency created by the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012. Libby will share some of the key findings from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s 2015-16 reporting released in November 2016.
The Game Changer of Effective Sponsorship - Dr Jess Murphy, Facilitator & Keynote Speaker
There’s a sponsorship movement taking fight which is seeing women’s careers accelerate. Dr Jess Murphy will share her insights on how sponsorship and specifcally, a unique leadership development initiative is driving senior male executives and high potential women to disrupt the status quo and lead a new way of operating. Hear how sponsors are using their power and reputational capital to effectively advocate for women and how women are taking action to increase their organisational impact.
The Future of Work | Founder & CEO YPWA Kate Boorer & Manager, Deloitte Access Economics Jess Mizrahi.
The future of work is uncertain but we need to be ready and willing to adapt to new circumstances and learn new skills. Creative destruction means that technology will both create and destroy jobs. Kate & Jess will share insights from a recent survey completed by Chartered Accountants ANZ together with Deloitte Access Economics ‘The future of work: How can we adapt to survive and thrive?’
Keynote Speaker - Holly Kramer, Non Executive Director Woolworths Limited, Australia Post , AMP & Nine Entertainment Co
Refire to Rewire - Dr. Sarah McKay, Neuroscientist
Sarah is an infuential brain health commentator, neuroscientist and science communicator who specialises in translating brain science research into simple, actionable strategies for health and wellbeing. In this session we’ll explore the REFIRE model of tapping into adult neuroplasticity for peak performance and goal attainment. The REFIRE model provides six steps that may enable you to tap into the capacity for adult brain plasticity, mastery, and change.
Other program highlights include a Panel Discussion with some Senior Business Leaders discussing 'Accelerating Change in 2017' & the opportunity for you to connect and build your network over afternoon drinks.
InterContinental Sydney Double Bay | Sydney 10th March
Cost to Attend: $2,497 (per table – 8 delegates) or $315 per single delegate.
Charity Partner – 10% of ticket sales will be donated to our Charity Partner The SISTER2sister program is a unique year long mentoring & risk management program designed to empower ‘at risk’ teenage girls to turn their troubled lives around. It is an early intervention program that addresses the deeply entrenched intergenerational problems in our disadvantaged youth, and focuses on the core underlying issues, starting with the lack of a stable positive role model.