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Featured Speakers :

 Her Excellency Mercy Debrah-Karikari
Her Excellency Mercy Debrah-Karikari
High Commissioner
Republic of Ghana to the Commonwealth of Australia
 Jennifer Wittwer
Jennifer Wittwer
Director National Action Plan for Women, Peace, and Security
Office of Chief of Defence Force
 Jo Sutherland-Shaw
Jo Sutherland-Shaw
Director Performance & Business Services
Attorney-Generl's Department
 Dorte Ekelund
Dorte Ekelund
Environment & Planning Directorate
 Louise McSorley
Louise McSorley
Assistant Secretary Office for Women
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
 Nerita Lewis
Nerita Lewis
Personnel Capability Officer
Royal Australian Air Force
 Michelle Narracott
Michelle Narracott
Centre for Digital Transformation
Fuji Xerox Australia
 Jonty Bush
Jonty Bush
Community Liaison and Research Offier
Department of Justice & Attorney General, QLD
 Tracy Howe
Tracy Howe
Council of Social Service of NSW (NCOSS)
 Susanne Moore
Susanne Moore
Founder and Executive Chair
Centre for Gender Economics
 Chris Lamb
Chris Lamb
Non-Executive Director
Diversity Council Australia

Women in Public Sector 2015

A networking forum crafted to manage leadership skills, raise internal profile, and enhance your career

Gender diversity within senior management teams has become an increasingly topical issue in Australia. With rising percentages of women on senior boards, increased government legislation in the area, and the debate shift from an issue of fairness and equality to the question of superior performance, it is clear that this topic is on the rise of change. However, leading women in the public sector have faced and continue to face a myriad of obstacles and challenges that stand in their way on the road to successful leadership.

This event will serve as a networking conference to manage leadership skills, collaborate about the promotion of diversity, and improve efficiency & effectiveness in the workplace. Learn how to present yourself with presence and confidence to accelerate your journey to a higher level role. Benefit from inspirational and motivating stories, strategies and skills for overcoming challenges, and unique approaches to career progression and leading in a rapidly evolving sector. 

With practical takeaways, industry wide analysis, and interactive innovative sessions, this event is essential for any women desiring to build resilience, improve performance, and thrive in a constantly changing environment. 

IQPC is proud to host the Women in the Public Sector Conference, bringing together key influential leaders and experts to provide essential development, inspiration, and insight. 

Main Themes will include, but not be limited to:

  • Networking with the Key Influential Women in the Public Sector
  • Advance your Performance & Career
  • Managing Leadership Skills & Raising Internal Profile

Attend this summit to experience practical examples and experiences from top industry experts and discover how to refine your skills to reach the top of the industry. With ample challenges facing women in the public sector, attending will show you how to promote diversity in your workplace, acquire leadership skills necessary for executive positions, and improve your overall performance.

The Women in Public Sector Conference will include:

  • Case Studies an best practice examples by Australia’s leading women in the public sector
  • Interactive discussions including expert led panels and roundtables
  • Presence of prospective providers
  • Networking opportunities & Meet your Mentor Session
  • Interactive workshops and a Master class to help you work through the most pressing challenges and develop key strategies you can implement back on the job 

What will you take out of this Event?

Proven and practical experience is guaranteed at the Women in Public Sector Conference. Valuable ideas and practices will be experienced first hand through case studies presented by executives. You will develop mechanisms for you to implement the most successful leadership skills to enhance performance.

Who should attend the Women in the Public Sector 2015?

The event will attract professional women in the Public Sector who are looking for leadership effectiveness and career advancement including:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Direct- Generals
  • First Assistant Secretaries
  • Deputy Secretaries
  • Head of Diversity & Advancement
  • Directors
  • C-Level Officers
  • Section Managers
  • Commissioners
  • Leadership Program Officer
  • Training Officer

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