- identifying the processes and challenges facing women executives in the 21st century
- developing your personal leadership capabilities and assessing your unique workplace situation
- engaging in current debates and strategies about and for women business leaders
- formulating practical ideas, models and tools of leadership, to examine your development as a female leader
- connecting with leading academics and industry leaders who will inspire you to think about leadership issues relevant to women executives
- building relationships with successful, like-minded, influential businesswomen to share insights, compare experiences and build partnerships and lasting relationships.
Professor Polly Parker
PhD MPhil (Auckland), DipPhysEd (Otago), Dip.Teaching Christchurch
Polly Parker is an Professor in leadership and human resource management 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; delivers the Women’s Executive Leadership Program for UQ and within Thiess in 2011 and 2012.
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.