Summit Agenda

Manage Up: Amplify your voice, visibility and value to be a bold and resilient leader! 

09:00

10:00

11:00

11:30

12:30

01:30

03:00

03:30

EXCEPTIONAL LEADERS INSPIRE AND MOTIVATE

09:00

09:10

09:20

  • Understanding that feminism focused on women in a position of privilege ignores many women in Australia and beyond, and a result loses its power 
  • Addressing the impact that the intersections of race, age, sexuality, religion, culture can have on women progressing into more senior roles  
  • Recognising that privilege can be utilised by allies to support women of colour to advance their causes in a meaningful way, and truly empower all women and create lasting change 

10:10

  • Learn to be bold and confident about sharing successes and striving unapologetically for your goals  
  • Using your position and platform to fight pushback, call out unacceptable behaviour and to help others in the gender equality battle
  • Fighting the patriarchy and dogma that so often constrain women  

10:40

  • Using uncertainty as an opportunity for innovation 
  • Unlock your teams’ creativity, encourage a growth mindset and fresh ways of thinking  
  • Tactics to flourish as a resilient, innovative leader    

11:10

   

WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY AND PRODUCTIVITY

11:50

  • Removing the stigma and concerns around flexible working  
  • Using a mutually beneficial arrangement to increase trust, confidence and creativity  
  • Negotiating a post COVID flexible arrangement with your manager  

12:50

INTERACTIVE ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

01:50

03:10

FUTURE LEADERSHIP SKILLS

03:30

In this session, hear how to translate intention into action and learn strategies on how to replenish your determination to keep going despite setbacks. 

04:00

  • Harnessing the ability to build trust and communicate effectively (even when leading virtually) 
  • Strategies for remaining consistent in an everchanging climate   
  • Key skills and attributes that set apart exceptional leaders 

05:00

05:15

05:25

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

09:00

09:10

  • How to stop gender equality progress rolling back following COVID-19 
  • Implementing tools that promote diversity, create systemic change, and track progress in the area of gender equality  
  • Setting, meeting, and exceeding targets and quotas established to encourage gender equality in the workplace

09:40

  • How can organisations utilise diversity targets to best meet workforce business needs?  
  • The benefits to workforce capability of increasing diversity representation in terms of diversity of experience, skills, and thinking  
  • How can leaders drive a more inclusive culture through the strategic development and implementation of I&D initiatives?

10:10

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING 

10:40

11:10

Over the coming months, organisations and industries must remain united during these unprecedented times. In this session, learn how to play a crucial role in reducing anxiety and fear within your team, and drive mental health and wellbeing initiatives.  

11:40

In this session explore how to have a collaborative, supportive conversation between employer and employee that enables employees to remain productive whilst meeting their care giving obligations. Learn how to seize the current opportunity to transform workplace culture around caregiving and promote gender equality in the workplace. 

12:10

SPONSORSHIP RELATIONSHIPS  

01:10

  • Developing sponsorship initiatives in your organisation   
  • Strategies for starting and maintaining an effective sponsorship partnership 
  • Outlining clear and measurable career development goals

ALLIES AND ADVOCATES 

02:00

  • Assessing what can be learnt from this pandemic to shift inequitable norms moving forward  
  • Strategies for identifying and increasing gender equality advocates in the workplace   
  • Disrupting traditional beliefs and practices around masculinity and femininity  

02:50

ADVANCING TO THE NEXT LEVEL

03:20

04:10

04:25

04:35