Blog: Women’s leadership

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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David Harrington - HorizonOne

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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Grace Flanagan

She Leads 2015: sharing the love!
14 May 2015

This year YWCA Canberra is pleased to welcome Newcast to the ranks as Live Stream Partner for both the She Leads Conference and She Leads College Conference. Below, Newcast Producer, Grace Flanagan discusses why they are jumping on board to support this important initiative. When our institutions are built in the image of the communities they serve […]

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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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Kate Lundy inspires at Round The World Breakfast
7 May 2015

On Tuesday 21 April, we were excited to host our annual Round the World Breakfast to celebrate World YWCA Day, at The Lobby Restaurant in Parkes. World YWCA Day is recognised every year across 120 countries. The Round the World Breakfast provides an opportunity for YWCAs to come together to honour the contributions of women […]

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She Leads College Conference – What does the next generation of leaders look like?
6 May 2015

It was not your typical conference – 100 young women from years 11 and 12 filled up the Ann Harding Conference Centre at the University of Canberra on Tuesday 5 May, ready to connect with inspiring young women and discover their leadership potential. The room brimmed with a buzz of anticipation during the morning’s opening […]

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Young Vagabond is Smashing Gender Stereotypes
1 May 2015

In the lead up to inaugural She Leads College Conference, taking place Tuesday 5 May at University of Canberra, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Meet Haylee Collins, who is the co-founder, creative director and editor of Young Vagabond. Check out her blog below about how Young Vagabond is […]

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Rebecca Skinner

She Leads 2015: 5 quick questions with Rebecca Skinner
1 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 Rebecca Skinner, Deputy Secretary, Defence People. Describe yourself in 30 words or less. I am a wife, mother of two teenage boys and […]

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