Blog: Women’s leadership

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Defence Force Recruiting: principal supporters of women’s leadership
21 April 2016

The 2016 She Leads Conference will be held on Tuesday 17 May at QT Canberra, with She Leads masterclasses to be held on Monday 16 May. Tickets and program details are now available at 2016.sheleads.org.au. Open to all, the She Leads Conference brings women from a range of sectors, at all stages of their leadership journeys, together with […]

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Carly Findlay

Carly Findlay: writer, speaker, appearance activist
19 April 2016

The 2016 She Leads Conference will be held on Tuesday 17 May at QT Canberra, with She Leads masterclasses to be held on Monday 16 May. Tickets and program details are now available at 2016.sheleads.org.au. Open to all, the She Leads Conference brings women from a range of sectors, at all stages of their leadership journeys, […]

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She Leads – first time’s a charm
4 April 2016

The 2016 She Leads Conference will be held on Tuesday 17 May at QT Canberra, with She Leads masterclasses to be held on Monday 16 May. Tickets and program details are now available at 2016.sheleads.org.au. Open to all, the She Leads Conference brings women from a range of sectors, at all stages of their leadership […]

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Are you a pessimist or a Soroptimist?
4 March 2016

Soroptimist International ACT & Monaro is less than a year old, but already the organisation is making its impact felt throughout the Canberra and Queanbeyan region. Late last year, the ACT & Monaro chapter of Soroptimist International organised a sold out screening of Suffragette at Palace Electric Cinema which raised more than $2,000 towards YWCA Canberra’s Respect Ed programs. […]

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Why women need to toot each others’ horns
10 February 2016

The following speech was delivered by YWCA Canberra Leadership Programs Manager, Clare Conroy, at the She Leads Diploma (April 2015 intake) graduation event. I’d first like to take a moment to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land that we’re celebrating on today, and to recognise the contribution that Indigenous people, and in particular, Indigenous […]

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Y-Aspire at the Clubhouse

Y-Aspire – connections, confidence and creativity at the Clubhouse
2 July 2015

Each year, YWCA Canberra runs Y-Aspire, a leadership program for young women in years 7 and 8 of high school. The program offers a weekly two hour session for groups of up to 12 participants over eight weeks. Topics covered throughout the program include identity, skills and skill building, body confidence, relationships and careers. On […]

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Making choices for me
18 June 2015

Keah Woodgate delivered this speech on Tuesday 16 June 2015 as part of the She Leads Diploma of Management graduating class. I decided to take the Diploma of Management in 2014, when I attended YWCA Canberra’s She Leads Conference. I went by myself (one of the first solo life-changing decisions I’ve made in the past […]

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Diploma graduate is paying it forward
17 June 2015

Melissa Page delivered this speech on Tuesday 16 June 2015 as part of the She Leads Diploma of Management graduating class. After travelling and living overseas and working most of my 20s and early 30s, meeting my husband and having a baby in my late 30s, I decided at the young age of 40, it […]

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2015 She Leads Conference: an inspiring day of women’s leadership
25 May 2015

When 250 women come together with some of Australia’s most distinguished women leaders and thinkers for an event exploring women’s leadership, it’s set to be a big, inspiring day. The annual She Leads Conference is a key professional development opportunity for aspiring  and established women leaders from all industries and sectors. The objective is to […]

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She Leads 2015: Supporting our future leaders
15 May 2015

This year YWCA Canberra is pleased to welcome HorizonOne to the ranks as She Leads Friend for the 2015 She Leads Conference. Below, General Manager and Director of HorizonOne, David Harrington, discusses why women’s leadership development is critical to paving the path for our future leaders.  HorizonOne are extremely proud to be a long term supporter of […]

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