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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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Women at Work: Emeritus Professor Marian Sawer
19 July 2018

This article was originally published by HerCanberra. Professor Marian Sawer isn’t just a champion of gender equality in leadership, she’s an authority on the matter, having researched it for more than 30 years. Speaking to us from her office at the Australian National University, where she oversees a variety of gender and political focused PhD […]

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Partnerships that make a difference – PwC
19 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. PwC have joined the 2018 She Leads program as a Champion partner to collaborate in progressing gender equality and raising the status of women. We had a chat to PwC’s Markets Managing Partner Tom Bowden to find out […]

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How self-advocacy propelled Triple J’s Nas Campanella towards her dream role
17 July 2018

This article was originally published on Women’s Agenda. Nas Campanella powered through every hurdle in the way of her dream job on radio. Now she’s making it easier for others.  Nas’ story is the latest of our series profiling women participating in the annual She Leads Conference in Canberra on 1 August, as part of an inspiring […]

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Partnerships that make a difference – centreRED IT
17 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. centreRED IT are supporting the 2018 She Leads Conference Networking Function as the Network Partner. We had a chat to centreRED’s General Manager and Director Adele Pickering to find out just what they and why our partnership […]

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2018 She Leads Conference – Amanda McIntyre: Mentoring 101
11 July 2018

This article was originally published by HerCanberra. It seems that, regardless of your age or position, finding a mentor can be something of a scary prospect.  Whether it’s the fear your dream mentor will say ‘no thanks’, or that approaching someone outside of your work circle can feel uncomfortable, lack of knowledge about mentorships (or […]

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Partnerships that make a difference – Rowdy Digital
10 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. Rowdy Digital are a friend of the 2018 She Leads Conference, and we had a chat to co-founder Llewella Jago to find out just what Rowdy Digital do and why our partnership is so special. What […]

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How Bridget Clinch took on workplace discrimination in the military and won
4 July 2018

This article was originally published on Women’s Agenda. How did Bridget Clinch challenge workplace discrimination at the Australian Defence Force and lead on massive change in the process?  Bridget Clinch is a former infantry captain, East Timor veteran and trans activist who came to public attention in 2010 when she challenged the Australian Defence Force (ADF) […]

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Partnerships that make a difference – Capital Chemist
2 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. Capital Chemist are a friend of the 2018 She Leads Conference. We had a chat to Samantha Kourtis, a pharmacist and owner of Charnwood Capital Chemist, to find out just what Capital Chemist do and […]

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Jamila Rizvi on the challenge of leaning back as a high achiever
27 June 2018

This article was originally published on Women’s Agenda. Jamila Rizvi is the quintessential high achiever. The writer and public commentator was recently announced as the editor-at-large of Nine’s new subscription women’s platform, Future Women. Rizvi also has a News Limited column, is a bestselling author, and runs an event series, Tea with Jam and Clare, […]

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