Blog: diversity

The model minority and the price of speaking out
5 December 2019

She Leads In-Conversation events provide Canberrans with the opportunity to hear from women leaders from different backgrounds and industries, in a conversational format, followed by a live Q&A session and networking. Advocacy has long been a means used to directly influence contentious Australian public policy. As a result of advocates, there have been some significant […]

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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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2017 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Sam Launt
7 November 2017

The inaugural She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female identifying and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 28 November 2017. In this interview, we talk to Sam Launt, one of our speed […]

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A-Z: Inclusivity in Practice
19 January 2016

2015 was a busy year for our dedicated Youth Engagement Officers.  As well as running a bustling Youth Centre, managing the award-winning Computer Clubhouse and working one-on-one with young people, our quietly achieving staff established a new group. A-Z is a group for gender and sexuality diverse young people, providing a safe and non-judgemental space […]

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Khadija Gbla

Why we need to support young migrant women to become leaders
4 September 2014

We asked a number of leading women who are speaking at the upcoming She Leads conference what advice they would give to aspiring women leaders. Below, Zoya Patel shares insights into her conversation with equality advocate, Khadija Glba. Khadija Gbla does not think she was born a leader. Rather, it was an accidental journey that […]

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