- Identify the processes and challenges facing women executives in the 21st century
- Develop your own leadership capabilities and assess the unique situation in your workplace
- Engage in current debates and strategies for women leaders in business
- Formulate practical ideas, models and tools of leadership, which will help you examine your development as a female leader
- Connect with leading academics and industry leaders who will provide inspirational ways of thinking about leadership issues relevant to female managers
- Meet and mix with successful, influential businesswomen; share insights, compare experiences and build partnerships and lasting networks
Professor Polly Parker
PhD MPhil (Auckland), DipPhysEd (Otago), Dip.Teaching Christchurch
Polly Parker is a Professor in leadership and Director of Education at UQ Business School. She has a background and life-long interest in teaching and learning which she has applied in both academic and corporate settings. Polly is active in the area of women’s leadership and its development. She was a member of the steering committee and a presenter on CEDA’s inaugural Women in leadership program in 2010; has delivered the Women’s Executive Leadership Program for UQ with Tessa since 2008 and customised programs.
Ms Tessa Raeburn
BSc(Hons) AFBPsS, C. Psychol.
Partner, Raeburn Keslake International
Tessa was recently the Global Director of a Fortune 500 multinational company employing over 95,000 employees with specific responsibility, as Director: Human Resources, for setting global HR strategy. Prior to that she spent 16 years as a Partner of Raeburn Keslake, consulting internationally in blue chip, global companies on individual, team and organisation development.