The Future Women Leadership Summit was held in-person on 7 and 8 March, 2022 at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney and was also live streamed as a virtual event.

The Leadership Summit is Australia’s premier International Women’s Day event and attracts world-class speakers and changemakers.

Attendees joined like-minded professionals for two days of inspiring keynote speeches and panel discussions to learn the latest insights around modern leadership and how to apply them to your career.

Sessions include Critical Thinking; Consultative Command To Control; How to Recognise and Thrive Under Poor Leaders; Respect@Work; How To Ask For What You Want; and Jobs of the Future.

 

 

MEET THE SPEAKERS

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Teela Reid
Teela Reid
Lawyer, activist and storyteller
Kate Jenkins
Kate Jenkins
Sex Discrimination Commissioner
Sam Mostyn
Sam Mostyn
Chief Executive Women
President
Pip Marlow
Pip Marlow
Salesforce A/NZ & ASEAN
EVP & CEO
Shelley Reys AO
Shelley Reys AO
KPMG, Partner and Board member
Arilla Indigenous Consulting, CEO
The Hon. Josh Frydenberg
The Hon. Josh Frydenberg
Treasurer of Australia
Federal Member for Kooyong
Dr Norman Swan
Dr Norman Swan
Author, journalist and health broadcaster
Hon Mary Wooldridge
Hon Mary Wooldridge
Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)
Director
Senator the Hon. Marise Payne
Senator the Hon. Marise Payne
Foreign Minister & Minister for Women
Catherine Brenner
Catherine Brenner
Australian Payments Plus (BPAY, eftpos, NPP, Beem)
Chair
Cathy O'Connor
Cathy O'Connor
oOh! Media
CEO & Managing Director
Nabila Ahmed
Nabila Ahmed
Bloomberg LP
Asia Finance Correspondent
Lindsey Evans
Lindsey Evans
Special Group
Founding Partner & CEO
Jim Chalmers MP
Jim Chalmers MP
Shadow Treasurer
Louise Adler
Louise Adler
Adelaide Writers Week
Incoming Director
Mariam Veiszadeh
Mariam Veiszadeh
Media Diversity Australia
CEO
Catherine McGregor AM
Catherine McGregor AM
Author, commentator &
former Australian Defence Force officer
Shelley Laslett
Shelley Laslett
Vitae
CEO and Co-Founder
Tarang Chawla
Tarang Chawla
Gender equality and mental health advocate
Susie O'Neill OAM
Susie O'Neill OAM
Nova
Co-host of Nova's 106.9 Breakfast Show

MEET THE MCs

Helen McCabe
Helen McCabe
Future Women
Founder & Managing Director
Jamila Rizvi
Jamila Rizvi
Future Women
Chief Creative Officer
Alice Monfries
Alice Monfries
Nine
Journalist and News Reporter
Lizzie Young
Lizzie Young
Nine
Managing Director - Group Marketing & Local Markets
Zufi Emerson
Zufi Emerson
Actor
& Writer

 

 

PRESENTING PARTNER

MAJOR PARTNER

PARTNER

CHARITY PARTNER

"Very appreciative of the fantastic, diverse and inspiring selection of speakers. Thoroughly enjoyed it with lots of great take-aways."—Adlene Singh

 

"The FW Summit was excellent! The huge amount of diverse speakers and panels was truly brilliant. It was excellent to see differences of experience and opinion respected and in action. A model for us all to go forward."—Kellie Tomney

 

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