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She Leads 2018: Reigniting the revolution  
13 August 2018

This article was originally published by HerCanberra. There is nothing more powerful than a room full of women who have got each other’s backs. Last week, the annual YWCA Canberra She Leads conference brought together some of Australia’s most intelligent, insightful, generous and funny women for a day of learning and sharing how we can […]

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Hidden women in the spotlight
8 August 2018

For one week every year, in the middle of the Australian winter, the issue of homelessness and housing stress features heavily in public conversation. National Homelessness Week runs from 6-13 August and this year’s theme is ‘Ending Homelessness Together’. It is typically a week of campaigning by community stakeholders and legislators to bring attention to […]

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Rising up! She Leads 2018 Conference showcases how we grow by lifting each other
8 August 2018

The 2018 She Leads Conference was held at the Rex Hotel on 1 August and showcased a diverse range of women’s stories, often against adversity and discrimination, and how they have used their position to encourage and lift women around them. Throughout a full day of speakers and workshops, we explored the theme of Rise […]

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Partnerships that make a difference – LUSH
31 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. LUSH are a champion of the 2018 She Leads Conference, and we had a chat to Ariahne Thompson to find out just what Lush do and why our partnership is so special. What does LUSH do? […]

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‘Don’t apologise and bat it back’: Mary Delahunty on being direct, irreverent and insistent
31 July 2018

This article was originally published on Women’s Agenda. Mary Delahunty’s direct leadership style has seen her develop a powerful portfolio career.  Mary is speaking at the annual She Leads Conference in Canberra on 1 August, an inspiring day of discussion, networking and action on women’s leadership. Women’s Agenda is proud to support the event again this year […]

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Partnerships that make a difference – Hesta
31 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. HESTA are the She Leads Program Partner for 2018, and we had a chat to Sharon Bruzga to find out just what HESTA do and why our partnership is so special. What does HESTA do? We’re […]

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Partnerships that make a difference – Prinstant Design and Print
25 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. Prinstant are the Printing Partner for the 2018 She Leads Conference, and we had a chat to Chantelle Lang to find out just what Prinstant do and why our partnership is so special. What does Prinstant […]

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Partnerships that make a difference -HerCanberra
23 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. HerCanberra have joined the 2018 She Leads program as a Local Media partner to collaborate in progressing gender equality and raising the status of women. We had a chat to HerCanberra’s Online Editor Beatrice Smith to find […]

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2018 She Leads Conference – Meet Michele Fonseca
23 July 2018

The 2018 She Leads Conference, happening 1 August 2018, brings together some of Australia’s biggest and brightest names from diverse industries and backgrounds to share practical advice and skills on learning to rise, lead, and take other women with you. One fantastic woman speaking at the Conference as facilitator on the panel Creating Structural Change to Rise, […]

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2018 She Leads Conference – Meet Dr Raji Ambikairajah
23 July 2018

The 2018 She Leads Conference, happening 1 August 2018, brings together some of Australia’s biggest and brightest names from diverse industries and backgrounds to share practical advice and skills on learning to rise, lead, and take other women with you. One fantastic woman speaking at the Conference on the panel Leading and Lifting, is Raji Ambikairajah. You […]

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