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2017 She Leads Conference – 5 Quick Questions with Clementine Ford
22 May 2017

The 2017 She Leads Conference will be held on Thursday 1 June at QT Canberra, with the She Leads Cocktail and Networking function to be held the night before, on May 31. Tickets and program details are now available at 2017.sheleads.org.au. Open to all, the She Leads Conference brings women from a range of sectors, at all stages of their […]

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2017 She Leads Conference – 5 Quick Questions with Myfanwy Galloway
18 May 2017

The 2017 She Leads Conference will be held on Thursday 1 June at QT Canberra, with the She Leads Cocktail and Networking function to be held the night before, on May 31. Tickets and program details are now available at 2017.sheleads.org.au. Open to all, the She Leads Conference brings women from a range of sectors, at all stages of their […]

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5 Quick Questions with Kate Carnell
13 May 2015

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, taking place on Tuesday 19 May at Hotel Realm, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Today, meet Kate Carnell. Kate commenced as CEO of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) in May 2014. ACCI, Australia’s largest and […]

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She Leads 2015 : 5 quick questions with Hala Batainah
11 May 2015

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, taking place on Tuesday 19 May at Hotel Realm, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Today, meet Hala Batainah. Hala is Microsoft’s Federal Director and Canberra Branch Manager, a responsibility she took up in 2010. She has held a […]

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Support Karinya House – Mother’s Day Ball, Friday 8 May
6 May 2015

By Amelia Bidgood, YWCA Canberra member The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported in 2006 that one in three women over the age of 15 have experienced physical violence and one in five have experienced sexual violence. This year, we have already seen a number of women killed as a result of intimate partner violence, and […]

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Exploring what leadership means for me
4 November 2014

When I was given the opportunity to study for my She Leads Diploma of Management, I was over the moon. Despite having worked as a manager previously, I’d never been comfortable in the role. I thought this was my chance to gain the skills and knowledge needed to give me that sense of credibility and […]

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Hannah Wandel - Country to Canberra

Country to Canberra celebrates rural women
15 October 2014

October 15 is the International Day of Rural Women – a time for us to acknowledge the incredible contribution of women living and working in rural and regional communities to our society. Hannah Wandel is passionate about providing access for rural girls to leadership opportunities and mentors. She recieved a YWCA Canberra Great Ydeas grant […]

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