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Gala Dinner

Celebrating 12 Years of Leadership Excellence

Join us for an exciting evening packed with exceptional entertainment, gourmet food and unparalleled networking opportunities

The 2016 Australian 
Women’s Leadership

VENUE:

MAIA, Docklands, Melbourne

ADDRESS:

161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, VIC

TIME:

6:30pm to 10:30pm

DATE:

Wednesday 9th November 2016

TICKET PRICE:

$195 for individuals $1,950 for a table of 10

REFRESHMENTS:

Drinks/canapes and a 3 course dinner

DRESS CODE:

Formal

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on the Red Carpet

On Wednesday 9th November,
Women & Leadership Australia will host the 2016 Australian Women’s Leadership Gala Dinner at the prestigious MAIA, Melbourne.

In an evening packed with exceptional entertainment, gourmet food and unparalleled networking opportunities, we will welcome stakeholders and supporters from across the country and pay tribute to the amazing work being done to support the increased presence of women in business and community leadership roles.

MAIA Food
MAIA Food

Keynote Address

Elizabeth Broderick AO

During the evening, Elizabeth Broderick AO, Sex Discrimination Commissioner (2007-2015), recipient of the 2016 National Award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership will deliver a poignant and thought provoking keynote address focused on her own aspirations for the future of gender equality in Australia.

 

Elizabeth Broderick Photograph
Melbourne Photograph

Elizabeth Broderick at this year's Women's Leadership Symposium, Sydney

GUEST SPEAKERS

 

During the evening, TV personality, news reader and journalist Tracey Spicer and BHP Billiton’s Chief of Staff to the CEO and Head of Geoscience, Laura Tyler will also deliver thought provoking keynote presentations based on their experience as leaders in their fields.

Tracey Spicer Photograph
Laura Tyler Photo

Tracey
Spicer

Laura
Tyler

About WLA

Women and Leadership Australia (WLA) is a national initiative that supports and encourages the increased presence of women in business and community leadership roles. Created in 2003, the initiative continues to operate under the belief that women represent an enormously under-utilised national resource, and by supporting a greater percentage of talented women to step up into leadership positions, tremendous cultural and economic benefits will follow. Each year, thousands of women participate in WLA activities and events’ ensuring the initiative is widely accepted by business leaders as critical to the development of Australian leadership.

The Australian Women’s Leadership Gala Dinner represents a prestigious opportunity for female leaders, their colleagues and their employers to come together to celebrate leadership excellence in all its many guises, and refocus their efforts for the continued push for gender equality across every facet of Australian life.

Entertainment

Kim Sheehy is an Australian singer/songwriter, best known for her appearances in the fifth season of the Australian version of The Voice. A prominent member of Team Delta, Kim was dubbed the season’s “comeback queen” and received multiple rave reviews, placing in the top 12 of the national competition. During the Gala Dinner, Kim will display her varied and impressive musical talent, effortlessly moving between well-known classics and her own material. Pushing the boundaries between singing and storytelling, Kim will create a warm and engaging environment filled with an infectious sound that falls pleasantly upon the ears.

ABOUT WLA

Women and Leadership Australia (WLA) is a national initiative that supports and encourages the increased presence of women in business and community leadership roles. Created in 2003, the initiative continues to operate under the belief that women represent an enormously under-utilised national resource, and by supporting a greater percentage of talented women to step up into leadership positions, tremendous cultural and economic benefits will follow. Each year, thousands of women participate in WLA activities and events’ ensuring the initiative is widely accepted by business leaders as critical to the development of Australian leadership.

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Women and Leadership Australia

Level 9, 607 Bourke Street

Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Australia

For more information contact:

Email: info@wla.edu.au

Phone: 1300 735 904

Web: www.wla.edu.au

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