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#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Welcome Opening & Day OverviewMaureen Frank – emberin 10:00 to 10:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
2Introduction to Topic: Gender Diversity & Inclusion in Tech Maureen Frank – emberin 10:10 to 10:15 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
3Speaker Interviews - Gender Diversity & Inclusion in TechMaureen Frank – emberin , Sophie Guerin – Dell , Dayle Stevens – NAB 10:15 to 11:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
4Speaker Interviews - Gender Diversity & Inclusion in TechSemra Barutchu – Infosys , Penny Ivison – Code Like a Girl , Lynne Barry – Telstra 10:15 to 11:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
5Virtual Coffee Break11:05 to 11:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)
6Speaker Interviews - Gender Diversity & Inclusion in TechAndrew Stevens – AMGC , Dimple Das – Capgemini , Joyce Harkness – Avant , Elizabeth Broderick – Discrimination Against Women 11:20 to 12:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
7Speaker Interviews - Gender Diversity & Inclusion in TechYumi Alyssa Kimura – LeadForCareer , Lakshmi Easuwaran – Telstra , Alvaro Maz – Code For Australia , Kashish Kapoor – NEC Technologies 11:20 to 12:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
8Lunch Break12:20 to 13:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)
9Introduction to Topic: Taking Career Risks & Having PlanMaureen Frank – emberin 13:05 to 13:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
10Introduction to Topic: Taking Career Risks & Having PlanSusan Anderson – Uber , Sarita Singh – Facebook , Tim Reed – MYOB 13:10 to 13:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
11Introduction to Topic: Taking Career Risks & Having PlanAlvaro Maz – Code For Australia , Richa Kar – Zivame , Leanne Hannaford – eBay 13:10 to 13:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
12Virtual Coffee Break13:55 to 14:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)
13Introduction to Topic: Taking Career Risks & Having PlanLynne Barry – Telstra , Kanika Agarwal – Passion Peers , Kelly Ferguson – Origin 14:10 to 14:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
14Introduction to Topic: Taking Career Risks & Having PlanJoan Lapid – Versent , Shaden Mohamed – Auto & General , Anisha Singh – mydala.com , Kashish Kapoor – NEC Technologies 14:10 to 14:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Welcome Opening & Day OverviewMaureen Frank – emberin 10:00 to 10:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
2Introduction To Topic: Feminine LeadershipMaureen Frank – emberin 10:10 to 10:15 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
3Speaker Interviews - Feminine LeadershipSemra Barutchu – Infosys , Erica Golden – Apple , Claire Gillies – Accenture 10:15 to 11:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
4Speaker Interviews - Feminine LeadershipHiam Sakakini – ThinkChangeGrow , Kelly Ferguson – Origin 10:15 to 11:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
5Virtual Coffee Break11:05 to 11:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)
6Speaker Interviews - Feminine LeadershipFaye Ilhan – WooliesX , Sophie Guerin – Dell 11:20 to 12:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
7Speaker Interviews - Feminine LeadershipCaitlin Iles – Xchange , Bijumon Jacob – Temenos 11:20 to 12:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
8Lunch Break12:20 to 13:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)
9Introduction to Topic: Reducing Stress & Managing LifeMaureen Frank – emberin 13:05 to 13:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
10Speaker Interviews - Reducing Stress & Managing LifeTrasy Lou Walsh – Uber , Anne Garlick – Westpac , Leanne Hannaford – eBay 13:10 to 13:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
11Speaker Interviews - Reducing Stress & Managing LifeEva Sherwood – NZ Tech Women , Naby Mariyam – Coverhero , Kanika Agarwal – Passion Peers 13:10 to 13:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
12Virtual Coffee Break13:55 to 14:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)
13Speaker Interviews - Reducing Stress & Managing LifeGinita Taylor – Cisco , Shantha Maheswari – Accenture 14:10 to 14:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
14Speaker Interviews - Reducing Stress & Managing LifeClaire Mula – Invigor Group , Susan Anderson – Uber 14:10 to 14:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Welcome Opening & Day OverviewMaureen Frank – emberin 10:00 to 10:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
2Introduction to Topic: Personal BrandMaureen Frank – emberin 10:10 to 10:15 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
3Speaker Interviews - Personal BrandEmily Chang – Starbucks , Tony Ward – Dropbox , Walter Jennings – Huawei 10:15 to 11:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
4Speaker Interviews - Personal BrandAngela Donohoe – BPay , Anisha Singh – mydala.com , Sarita Singh – Facebook 10:15 to 11:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
5Virtual Coffee Break11:05 to 11:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)
6Speaker Interviews - Personal BrandFaye Ilhan – WooliesX , Dimple Das – Capgemini , Delwin Keasberry – Ideas X Action , Jane Livesey – PwC 11:20 to 12:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
7Speaker Interviews - Personal BrandLaura Doonin – Pharmacy 4 Less , Avani Parekh – SHEROES , Neela Kishore J M G – Epicor 11:20 to 12:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
8Lunch Break12:20 to 13:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)
9Introduction to Topic: Overcoming Habit & ProcrastinationMaureen Frank – emberin 13:05 to 13:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
10Speaker Interviews - Overcoming Habit & Procrastination Ronnie Altit – Insentra , Tim Reed – MYOB 13:10 to 13:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
11Speaker Interviews - Overcoming Habit & Procrastination Ginita Taylor – Cisco , Margie Warrell – Margie Warrell 13:10 to 13:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
12Virtual Coffee Break13:55 to 14:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)
13Speaker Interviews - Overcoming Habit & Procrastination Shantha Maheswari – Accenture , Jane Livesey – PwC 14:10 to 14:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
14Speaker Interviews - Overcoming Habit & Procrastination Alexandra Tselios – The Big Smoke , Bijumon Jacob – Temenos 14:10 to 14:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Welcome Opening & Day OverviewMaureen Frank – emberin 10:00 to 10:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
2Introduction to topic: NetworkingMaureen Frank – emberin 10:10 to 10:15 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
3Speaker Interviews - NetworkingRebecca White – DJRVA , Tony Ward – Dropbox , Joyce Harkness – Avant 10:15 to 11:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
4Speaker Interviews - NetworkingLaura Doonin – Pharmacy 4 Less , Avani Parekh – SHEROES , Shaden Mohamed – Auto & General 10:15 to 11:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
5Virtual Coffee Break11:05 to 11:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)
6Speaker Interviews - NetworkingJo Gaines – Salesforce , Vivien Koh – VK Transformation 11:20 to 12:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
7Speaker Interviews - NetworkingPenny Ivison – Code Like a Girl , Naby Mariyam – Coverhero 11:20 to 12:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
8Lunch Break12:20 to 13:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)
9Introduction to topic: Increasing Your VisibilityMaureen Frank – emberin 13:05 to 13:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
10Speaker Interviews - Increasing Your VisibilitySheila Mistry – EY , Trasy Lou Walsh – Uber , Dayle Stevens – NAB 13:10 to 13:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
11Speaker Interviews - Increasing Your VisibilityLakshmi Easuwaran – Telstra , Richa Kar – Zivame , Sanjay Purohit – ScaleChange Network 13:10 to 13:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
12Virtual Coffee Break13:55 to 14:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)
13Speaker Interviews - Increasing Your VisibilityClaire Mula – Invigor Group , Neela Kishore J M G – Epicor , Ronnie Altit – Insentra 14:10 to 14:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
14Speaker Interviews - Increasing Your VisibilityCaitlin Iles – Xchange , Alexandra Tselios – The Big Smoke 14:10 to 14:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Welcome Opening & Day OverviewMaureen Frank – emberin 10:00 to 10:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
2Introduction to Topic: Courage & ConfidenceMaureen Frank – emberin 10:10 to 10:15 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
3Speaker Interviews - Courage & ConfidenceMaureen Frank – emberin , Hiam Sakakini – ThinkChangeGrow , Margie Warrell – Margie Warrell 10:15 to 11:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
4Speaker Interviews - Courage & ConfidenceJoan Lapid – Versent , Angela Donohoe – BPay 10:15 to 11:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
5Virtual Coffee Break11:05 to 11:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)
6Speaker Interviews - Courage & ConfidenceEmily Chang – Starbucks , Eva Sherwood – NZ Tech Women , Theresa Eyssens – Salesforce 11:20 to 12:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
7Speaker Interviews - Courage & ConfidenceYumi Alyssa Kimura – LeadForCareer , Rebecca White – DJRVA 11:20 to 12:20 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
8Lunch Break12:20 to 13:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)
9Introduction to Topic: Communicating to be HeardMaureen Frank – emberin 13:05 to 13:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2
10Speaker Interviews - Communicating to be HeardAnne Garlick – Westpac , Delwin Keasberry – Ideas X Action , Walter Jennings – Huawei 13:10 to 13:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
11Speaker Interviews - Communicating to be HeardSheila Mistry – EY , Vivien Koh – VK Transformation 13:10 to 13:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
12Virtual Coffee Break13:55 to 14:10 (AEST UTC+10:00)
13Speaker Interviews - Communicating to be HeardErica Golden – Apple , Jo Gaines – Salesforce , Claire Gillies – Accenture 14:10 to 14:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1
14Speaker Interviews - Communicating to be HeardSanjay Purohit – ScaleChange Network , Theresa Eyssens – Salesforce 14:10 to 14:55 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 2
15Closing AddressMaureen Frank – emberin 14:55 to 15:05 (AEST UTC+10:00)Virtual Room 1 & Virtual Room 2

Speaker themes

  • Combatting your inner voice
  • The mentality that leads to success
  • Understand that everyone does this too!
  • Setting career goals
  • Positioning yourself for success
  • Understanding your own brand
  • Understanding how you are perceived
  • Positioning yourself for a new job role
  • What is the issue?
  • Why is it an issue?
  • What can organisation’s do?
  • What can women do?
  • Engaging men as gender diversity champions
  • Creating a plan to ‘sell your brand’ internally
  • The importance of taking charge and making yourself visible
  • Selling yourself at a job interview
  • Engaging men to sponsor and mentor you
  • Tactics for success: what do other women do?
  • Being clear and setting boundaries
  • Deciding what is important
  • Running your own race
  • Women in Tech – the landscape
  • Courage and confidence
  • The what, why and how of networking
  • What good networking looks like
  • Managing your network
  • The power of a decision
  • Indecision
  • Creating new habits
  • Our model of leadership
  • How we adapt to fit in
  • The strengths of feminine leadership
  • How to bring more of you to the table
  • Strategies that help women be heard
  • Male/ female style difference in communication