Public Sector Women in Leadership Agenda

08:30

09:00

THE PURSUIT OF SUCCESS FOR WOMEN LEADERS IN AUSTRALIA

09:10

 

  • Journey to the Little Stars: Overcoming heartache, adversity and finding silver linings all around
  • Opportunities for inclusive feminism and the rewards for all
  • What does success look like for the 21st Century woman?

 

MAKING GENDER EQUALITY MORE THAN A VALUE STATEMENT OF THE ORGANISATION

09:50

  • Distinguishing inherent gender differences from implicit gender stereotypes
  • Approaches and strategies to eliminating (unconscious) gender bias in the workplace
  • Proactivity and accountability: Exploiting peer pressure to achieve gender diversity and equality

10:40

This interactive session provides attendees with a platform to share their experiences and interact with peers from various fields in a casual, friendly setting.

11:20

11:40

  • How to balance technology, management and leadership
  • Utilising technology to build effective organisational structures and processes
  • Approaches and strategies to improving collaboration in the workplace

12:10

  • Understanding venture capital investment as a last bastion of the glass ceiling
  • Approaches and strategies to attract investors for your (woman-led) start-up
  • Unbinding time: Making progress in your career while achieving a work-life balance

12:40

BUILDING THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW

01:40

  • Are millennials the “snowflake generation” or agents of change?
  • “Bridging the intergenerational divide and building the leaders of tomorrow”
  • An individual, not a number: Leveraging millennials’ distinctive abilities to accomplish organisational objective

02:30

Professor Elanor Huntington shares her journey to becoming the first female Dean of Engineering at the Australian National University. She tells of the challenges and how she has overcome them to succeed in a male dominated field. Listen to her inspiring message to young leaders looking to thrive in S.T.E.M related disciplines. 

03:00

ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP SKILLS

03:20

  • Establishing a personal brand based on merits instead of stereotypes
  • Being different: The cardinal rule of personal branding
  • Overcoming the “likeability conundrum”

THE FIGHT OF HER LIFE

03:50

Sarah Mamalai shares her extraordinary journey from being diagnosed with brain cancer to becoming a research advocate and fundraiser. Listen to Sarah tell her story and learn the motivation behind her contributions to the local community. Understand the mindset and inspiration behind Brainstorm for a Cure.  

04:20

04:30

08:30

09:00

09:10

  • Gender equity and leadership: Celebrating how far we have come
  • Re-evaluating the lingering issues of gender inequality and re-igniting the desire for cultural change
  • Identifying the vision and mission for established and aspiring leaders of Australia

09:40

  • Recognising the best opportunities to advance your career
  • Men are real, women are (not) made up: Dealing with the beauty paradox
  • How to be an assertive yet effective woman leader

10:20

PERSONAL VALUE SYSTEMS AND BUSINESS STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

10:40

  • Hire and inspire: Developing entry level talent as well as supporting women in senior executive roles
  • Investing in talent based on aspiration, potential and ambition instead of mere track record performance
  • Kate Lynch, General Manager, Cities Strategy and Engagement, Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

 

11:10

  • Through the labyrinth: The truth about women’s road to leadership in the government
  • The impact of women on policy making
  • Addressing the “brain drain”: How to attract young talent to the public sector

12:00

  • Identifying the potential challenges and being prepared
  • Managing pressures and maintaining confidence
  • Talking from 9 to 5: Communicating effectively as the (only) woman in the room

12:30

01:30

  • The ways in which gender diversity in senior management impacts corporate performance
  • Changing the dynamics of the board and its governance
  • Approaches and strategies to managing the “emotional labour” associated with women leaders

02:20

 

  • Understanding the value of mentoring for mentors and mentees
  • Is there a difference between the ways in which men and women experience mentoring relationships?
  • Reverse mentoring and its advantages

 

03:00

03:20

This session allows attendees to engage with professional coaches and offers the opportunity to gain insights and ask questions.
 
Coaching Table I: How to Get Heard, Get Credit and Make a Difference at Work
Coaching Table II: How to Select and Groom the Future Leaders of Your Organisation
Coaching Table III: Having your cake and Eating it too: Making Work-Life Balance a Reality

04:30

04:40

NEW WORLD LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

New World Leadership Workshop  

Leaders of today require a vast array of capabilities to be truly successful. With leadership and the workplace changing dramatically and organisations placing increased demands on their leaders, it is essential that today’s leaders evolve to a whole new level.
 
Leaders who thrive and lead through change, continually learn and move forward, self-manage effectively, seek out new challenges and inspire and bring out the best in others will be in a much stronger position than their peers.
 
In this highly acclaimed one-day workshop, we take a holistic approach to addressing leadership to help future proof you and ensure your leadership success.
 
Key Learning Objectives:

  • Develop your personal emotional intelligence (EI) to effectively lead other
  • Learn about and start to cultivate a ‘Growth Mindset’
  • Become an inclusive and authentic leader to build a fair and value driven culture
  • Create a sound stress management plan for challenging times and find your ideal work-life integration 

 

Workshop Leader

Sarah Young
 
Leadership and Executive Coach

Having experienced first-hand, the two extremes of workplace culture and leadership, Sarah is dedicated to helping organisations develop their leaders and institute a results-driven yet people-focused culture.
 
Drawing on more than 15 years of experience in dealing with top-level leaders, Sarah has devised executive and team leadership coaching and workshop programs that incorporate how to effectively lead, motivate and inspire others. Her areas of expertise include coaching leaders in developing a Growth Mindset. Sarah works to strengthen her client’s emotional intelligence, leadership attitude and self-leadership, which includes work/life integration and stress management.
 
She also coaches executive teams on developing a goal oriented, relationship management focused and customer-centric approach. Sarah works with clients to develop high performance and agile teams with a future focus and her personal passion is to help grow a healthy and robust culture incorporating diversity and inclusion.