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WCEI and TIAW

Women Making a World of Difference

Thu 17th Oct 2019, 5:30 pm - Fri 18th Oct 2019, 10:00 pm

WCEI and TIAW

Women Making a World of Difference

Date and Time

Thu 17th Oct 2019, 5:30 pm - Fri 18th Oct 2019, 10:00 pm
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Location

Royal Automobile Club of Australia
89 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW

Event description

The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) and Women Chiefs of Enterprises International (WCEI) are jointly hosting the Women Making a World of Difference Forum in Sydney, Australia.

WMWDF 2019 will gather professionals and business owners from Australia and overseas together to discuss dynamic and practical ways to promote the growth of economic empowerment for women.

Program:

Welcome Reception:

Thursday, 17 October, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Parliament House, 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney 

Hosted by The Hon. Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC, 

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Women Making a World of Difference Forum

Friday, 18 October, 8:45am – 5:00pm

Royal Automobile Club of Australia, 89 Macquarie Street, Sydney

8:00

Registration

9:00

Welcome – MC Sam Buckingham

9:15

Keynote – Ronni Kahn AO “Authenticity & Ethics” – CEO OzHarvest

10:00

Morning Tea and book signing with Ronni Kahn

10:45

Authenticity & Ethics Panel

  • Dr Melody Caramins, geneticist & artist
  • Su-Lin Tan, journalist Fin Review
  • Melanie Gleeson, founder endota spa

11:30

Keynote – Professor Vijaya Nagarajan “Collective Impact”

12:15

Lunch & networking

13:30

Empowering Women in Developing Communities Panel

  • Marcia Ella Duncan OAM, champion netballer & Indigenous affairs leader
  • Susan Coles, DFAT and former Australian Ambassador
  • Aline Wong, FCEM Regional Commissioner, Mauritius

14:15

Keynote – Lynette Mayne “Business Needs a Plan B” – Lynette Mayne,
The B Team Australasia (founded by Sir Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz)

15:00

Afternoon tea

15:45

Our Women’s Networks

  • Margot de Groot, National President WCEI Australia
  • Diane Tompson, President TIAW
  • Donna Meredith, IWEC Global Ambassador

16:10

Keynote – Jamila Gordon “Engineering Success in STEAM” – a personal story

16:45

Close – National Presidents (TIAW / WCEI)

* Please note speakers subject to change without notice

TIAW World of Difference Awards Dinner

Friday, 18 October, 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Royal Automobile Club of Australia, 89 Macquarie Street, Sydney

TIAW will bestow the World of Difference Awards, one Lifetime Achievement Award and one TIAW Mandy Goetze Award to extraordinary individuals whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally, or worldwide.

Keynote: Natasha Stott Despoja AM, Founding Chair of Our Watch, former Ambassador for Women and Girls, former World Bank Gender Advisory Council Member

Overseas Delegates

Visitors to Australia may require a visa or may qualify for a visa waiver – please check:  https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-finder or contact https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/ to check your requirements to enter Australia.

We look forward to welcoming you.

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    Refunds available up to 1 month prior to the event, subject to a 10% administration fee

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    Date and Time

    Thu 17th Oct 2019, 5:30 pm - Fri 18th Oct 2019, 10:00 pm

    Location

    Royal Automobile Club of Australia
    89 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW

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