Public Sector Women in Leadership Speakers

Kate Jenkins

Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Australian Human Rights Commission

Bio

Rt Hon. Helen Clark

Former Prime Minister

New Zealand Government

Hon. Anne Ruston

Minister for Women’s Safety; Families and Social Services

Parliament of Australia

Bio

Mary Wooldridge

Director

Workplace Gender Equality Agency

Bio

Hon. Rachel Stephen-Smith

Minister for Health; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs; Children, Youth and Families

ACT Government

Hon. Tara Cheyne

Minister for Business and Better Regulation; Human Rights; Multicultural Affairs; the Arts

ACT Government

Bio

Rina Bruinsma

First Assistant Commissioner

Australian Public Service Commission

Bio

Georgeina Whelan

Commissioner

ACT Emergency Services Agency

Bio

Adrian Piani

Chief Engineer

ACT Government

Bio

Kim Rubenstein

Co-Director, Professor

50/50 By 2030 Foundation, University of Canberra

Bio

Kat Reed

CEO, 2021 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year

Women with Disabilities ACT

Bio

Grady Venville

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

The Australian National University

Bio

Amy Callan-Webb

Assistant Director Inclusion, Diversity and Workforce Strategy

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Helen Watchirs

ACT President & Human Rights Commissioner

ACT Government; ACT Senior Woman of the Year 2020

Bio

Anntonette Dailey

Executive Director

Australian Space Agency

Bio

David Hallinan

Deputy Secretary

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Bio

Narelle Devine

Chief Information Security Officer Asia Pacific

Telstra

Bio

Professor Dame Juliet Gerrard FRSNZ

Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand

Elissa Walker

Chief Digital Officer and Deputy Commissioner – Digital Delivery

Australian Taxation Office

Shamsa Lea

Logistics Officer, Co-Founder

Royal Australian Air Force; #PropelHerAus

Bio

Lauren Milburn

Navy Women’s Strategic Advisor

Royal Australian Navy

Bio

Lucy Poole

Head of Sourcing and Governance Division

Digital Transformation Agency

Bio

Charles McHardie

Deputy CEO, Transformation Projects Group

Services Australia

Bio

Cindy Mitchell

CEO

The Mill House Social Enterprise Accelerator; 2020 ACT Woman of the Year

Bio

Dr. Tjanara Goreng PHD

Founder

OneINMA Global

Bio

Ellen Derrick

Managing Partner

Deloitte Australia

Bio

Sue Bird

Director

Sue Bird Consulting and People Services Pty Ltd

Bio

Rita Joyan

Managing Director, Emotional Intelligence Trainer & Podcast Host and Producer

Talent Development Training

Bio

Vivian Chan

Assistant Director

Anti-Dumping Commission

Bio

Iain Anderson

Deputy Secretary

Attorney-General's Department

Katherine Jeffries

Independent I&D Specialist

Caitlin Figueirdo

Co-Chair

Australian Youth Affairs Coalition

Christine Holgate

Group Chief Executive Officer

Toll Global Express

Bio

Carol Bennett

Board Director, CEO

Lifeline Canberra, Pain Australia

Catherine Carter

Chief Executive

Local Government Professionals Australia

Bio

Michele Konrad

Director

Nous Group

Bio

Dr Pichamon Yeophantong

Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Development

UNSW Canberra

Jennifer Wittwer CSM

International Consultant

Bio

Michele Scherr

CEO

Self Confidence and Success

Bio