The Women Leaders Institute is delighted to announce the return of the 7th Annual Women in Leadership Summit, taking place in Melbourne from 16-18 March 2021.
A new era of leadership has dawned since the COVID-19 pandemic as we now face a new kind of pressure to lead effectively through rapid change and uncertainty. While this pandemic has reshaped the notions of female leadership, highlighting empathy and compassion as critical leadership skills, this crisis has also widened the gender equity gap.
Now in its 7th year, we have once again brought together some of Australia’s most inspiring and successful leaders to share their leadership experiences at our annual Women in Leadership Summit. Leading organisations including Salesforce, Victoria Police, Aurecon, Optus, NBN and many more...
Since 2012, the Women Leaders Institute has consistently delivered a high-impact leadership conference for emerging and established women leaders to be inspired, connect and grow in a safe space. Join the community and find out more at womenleadersinstitute.org
Pre Conference Workshop
Cultivate Your Emotional Awareness to Access Your Best Self
Redefine how you Lead in an ever-changing world
Tuesday 16 March 2021 | Melbourne CBD
Facilitated by: Georgia Ellis, Founder, Blue Chip Minds
Session 1: The Science of Self
Session 2: Empowered to Lead
Session 3: Setting Boundaries to Thrive in Work & Life
Session 4: Magnifying Empathy to solve wicked problems
Hear from Victoria’s first Gender Equality Commissioner on the government’s commitment to advancing gender equity and empowering the next generation of female leaders.
Be inspired by the leadership journeys of high-performing CEOs and gain practical advice and tips to advance in your career.
Take part in our high-impact leadership workshops – whether you are an emerging leader looking to become a more effective manager or an established leader hoping to progress to the C-Suite, we have tailored these workshops to your leadership experience.
Network and connect with like-minded leaders at an in-person event – after months of lockdown!
NEW FOR 2021: Bring along a male ally (at no extra cost!) to our Stronger Together: Allyships & Partnerships sessions on the morning of Day Two. Let’s break out of our echo chambers and work together to build a stronger business case to redesign organisational DNA.
Learn to bridge the gender gap in your C-suite and boardrooms with The Kraft Heinz Company, Link Group ADC Advisory Council and NBN Co – one of our 50/50 gender balanced panels.
Engage in our interactive roundtable discussions, and receive immediate, constructive feedback on how to progress your leadership development.
Learn how your organisation can accelerate leadership opportunities for women in minority groups from our outstanding diverse line-up of D&I experts from Fitted for Work, ACON, Victoria Police, AGL Energy and Cricket Australia.
Who Should Attend
Regardless of gender or role – whether you are a board director, CEO, senior or middle manager, entrepreneur or young emerging leader, the Women in Leadership Summit is a valuable platform of information, insights, and networking opportunities for you.
CEOs, Directors, General Managers, Managers and Executives
Human Resources Professionals, Recruitment and Talent Specialists