2019 She Leads Conference

Ignite your leadership journey with the sixth She Leads Conference – the premier event for women at all stages of their leadership journey.

Held at QT Canberra on Friday 2 August, the 2019 She Leads Conference is set to attract a diverse range of women leaders, including female-identifying and non-binary people, at all stages of their leadership journeys, from a variety of fields.

The Conference centres around the theme ‘Thrive’ and includes a diverse and full program of keynote speeches, panels and networking activities that will build your capacity to thrive in your community or workplace while supporting other women alongside you.

The 2019 She Leads Conference also includes a networking and cocktail function the evening prior on Thursday 1 August, providing attendees with the opportunity to network with our incredible speakers and fellow attendees.

The complete program, speaker line-up and scholarship availability will be released soon. In the meantime, we can tell you that television presenter and personality, Jan Fran will be joining us!

You will also hear from television and radio presenter, Yumi Stynes, as well as non-Executive Director and author Marina Go, and the CEO and Executive Manager of HESTA Debbie Blakey.

Want to be the first to know when our program launches? Email sheleads@ywca-canberra.org.au to register your interest.

You can learn more about our previous She Leads Conferences here.

To receive the YWCA Canberra member discount become a member today.

Networking Function

On Thursday 1 August, the night prior to the Conference, there will be a networking function. With a highly limited number of tickets, this networking event provides attendees with the exclusive opportunity to meet like-minded people prior to attending the Conference.

The Function includes complimentary drinks and canapes. Watch this space for more details!

Early bird ticketing for the 2019 She Leads Conference and the networking and cocktail function are now available for purchase!

Our incredible line-up of diverse and dynamic women speakers will be announced soon. For now, we’ll let you in on a secret, television presenter and personality, Jan Fran will be joining us! You will also have the opportunity to hear from television and radio presenter, Yumi Stynes, as well as non-Executive Director and author Marina Go.

Watch this space for more details to be released soon!

Want to be the first to know when our program launches? Email sheleads@ywca-canberra.org.au to register your interest.

Our engaging full day program from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm will be announced soon. Watch this space for more details!

Want to be the first to know when our program launches? Email
sheleads@ywca-canberra.org.au to register your interest.

She Leads has secured a number of full scholarships for this year’s Conference, which will ensure equal access to this one of a kind leadership event.

Scholarship information will be announced soon, watch this space for more details.

Want to be the first to know when our scholarships are available? Email sheleads@ywca-canberra.org.au to register your interest.

Principal Partner

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Defence Force Recruiting

Defence Force Recruiting (DFR) connects high calibre individuals to fulfilling careers in the Australian Defence Force. Demonstrating a commitment to women’s leadership, DFR were our Principal Supporter for the inaugural She Leads College Conference in 2015, helping us to connect young women in years 11 and 12 with inspiring women mentors and gain access to leadership skills and development. In 2016, DFR supported both the She Leads Conference and the She Leads College Conference as our Principal Supporter. In 2018, we are pleased to once again welcome DFR as the Principal Supporter for the She Leads Conference, She Leads College Conference, and the She Leads High Conference.

Conference Champion

 

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HESTA

HESTA has supported the She Leads Program since 2014, when they partnered with us for the inaugural She Leads Conference. As one of Australia’s leading superannuation funds, HESTA is committed to creating a better future for all Australians, and to providing valuable resources and advice regarding superannuation planning for women. We are pleased to welcome HESTA as a She Leads In-Conversation Champion for 2018.

Conference Friends

KDN Group

KDN Group have joined the 2018 She Leads Conference as a Conference Friend. They are a property investment, development and management group that is solely Canberra owned and Canberra based, and has been a long-term family business. KDN Group are committed to gender equality, and work to provide equal opportunity in all that they do.

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Capital Chemist

Capital Chemist has been a She Leads Friend since 2015, and is continuing to support us to create an affordable, engaging and professional event.

Media Partner

Women’s Agenda

Women’s Agenda is a free publication that gives a voice to career-focused, aspirational women who want to set their own agendas. That’s why in 2014, we partnered with Women’s Agenda as the official online partner of the inaugural She Leads Conference in Canberra. The partnership was based on crafting and sharing compelling content from the Conference speakers and our leadership team, and providing a platform for these important stories to be spread beyond the Conference walls. We are delighted to have continued this partnership every year, including 2018.

Print Partner

Prinstant

Prinstant have joined the She Leads program in 2018 as Print Partner for the She Leads College Conference, She Leads Conference, and She Leads High Conference. Prinstant are a small, locally-owned printery based in Fyshwick, and specialise in conventional printing, including books, magazines, annual reports, stationery, wedding needs, business cards and posters.

Scholarship Partners

National Council of Women ACT

NCW ACT is affiliated with the National Council of Women of Australia, which, in turn, is affiliated with the International Council of Women. NCWA is a national non-government umbrella organisation with broadly humanitarian and educational objectives, which seeks to raise the awareness of women and girls to their rights and responsibilities as citizens and to encourage the participation of women in all aspects of community life. NCW work with, and across all sectors, to identify and bring about change to ensure that there is equity and security for all in Australia.

Want to partner with us? Email the She Leads team at sheleads@ywca-canberra.org.au or call us on 02 6175 9904 to find out more!