As our Chief Creative Officer Jamila Rizvi often says, 
“Wins are sweeter when they happen together.”

It takes a village to produce an event like the Future Women Leadership Summit. Thank you to our Presenting Partner Commonwealth Bank and Major Partner Hachette Australia who help make it all possible.


Commonwealth Bank is one of Australia’s leading providers of personal banking, business and institutional banking and share broking services. With 17.4 million customers and a history spanning more than a century, the Group’s purpose is to improve the financial wellbeing of its customers and communities.


The Commonwealth Bank is Australia’s leader in digital banking and maintains the largest branch network across the country. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia the Bank operates brands including Bankwest in Australia and ASB in New Zealand.


Salesforce is the #1 CRM, bringing companies and customers together in the digital age. Founded in 1999, Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies—cloud, mobile, social, voice, and artificial intelligence—to connect to their customers in a whole new way. The Salesforce Customer 360 is an integrated CRM platform, powered by AI, that unites marketing, sales, commerce, IT and analytics departments. Salesforce is one of the leaders on Fortune’s Change the World list, and has been one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, for twelve years in a row. For information, please visit



Hachette Australia is the second largest trade publisher, and proudly supports emerging writers of all ages through The Richell Prize, in association with the Emerging Writers’ Festival and The Guardian; the State Library of Queensland’s black&write! program; and in partnership with Express Media, The Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers.

Marque is a commercial law firm with nine (mostly female) partners, gun lawyers, no pretensions to superiority other than in our Twitter game, and a genuine commitment to cake.

Marque’s ambitions are shamelessly big. We aim to change the world. Law is our chosen toolbox. It’s what we’re good at, and what we love doing. It’s law, done differently.