Blog: Women’s leadership

Partnerships that make a difference -HerCanberra
23 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. HerCanberra have joined the 2018 She Leads program as a Local Media partner to collaborate in progressing gender equality and raising the status of women. We had a chat to HerCanberra’s Online Editor Beatrice Smith to find […]

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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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2018 She Leads Conference – Meet Dr Raji Ambikairajah
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 on the panel Leading and Lifting, is Raji Ambikairajah. You […]

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Partnerships that make a difference – PwC
19 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. PwC have joined the 2018 She Leads program as a Champion partner to collaborate in progressing gender equality and raising the status of women. We had a chat to PwC’s Markets Managing Partner Tom Bowden to find out […]

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How self-advocacy propelled Triple J’s Nas Campanella towards her dream role
17 July 2018

This article was originally published on Women’s Agenda. Nas Campanella powered through every hurdle in the way of her dream job on radio. Now she’s making it easier for others.  Nas’ story is the latest of our series profiling women participating in the annual She Leads Conference in Canberra on 1 August, as part of an inspiring […]

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2018 She Leads Conference – Amanda McIntyre: Mentoring 101
11 July 2018

This article was originally published by HerCanberra. It seems that, regardless of your age or position, finding a mentor can be something of a scary prospect.  Whether it’s the fear your dream mentor will say ‘no thanks’, or that approaching someone outside of your work circle can feel uncomfortable, lack of knowledge about mentorships (or […]

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Partnerships that make a difference – Rowdy Digital
10 July 2018

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. Rowdy Digital are a friend of the 2018 She Leads Conference, and we had a chat to co-founder Llewella Jago to find out just what Rowdy Digital do and why our partnership is so special. What […]

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How Bridget Clinch took on workplace discrimination in the military and won
4 July 2018

This article was originally published on Women’s Agenda. How did Bridget Clinch challenge workplace discrimination at the Australian Defence Force and lead on massive change in the process?  Bridget Clinch is a former infantry captain, East Timor veteran and trans activist who came to public attention in 2010 when she challenged the Australian Defence Force (ADF) […]

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How a clear sense of self can trump career planning
12 June 2018

This article was originally published on Women’s Agenda. Natalie Walker has been the inaugural CEO of two start-up businesses, both with massive agendas, and was appointed to board and executive roles early in her career. Below she shares some excellent insights into what she’s learnt about leadership, career planning and instincts.  Natalie is speaking at the […]

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Supporting women in engineering and technology with the Natasha Linard Scholarship – Meet Emily Rose Rees
18 May 2018

The Natasha Linard Scholarship for Women in Engineering & Technology supports female ANU undergraduate students to build leadership skills in technology, business and community areas, and to develop a mentoring relationship with prominent professionals in the private and public sectors. The award commemorates the life and work of Dr Natasha Linard, who was an outstanding […]

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