Business empowerment, leadership and career advancement for emerging and established leaders

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to the evolving COVID-19 health risk the event will now be facilitated online on 27-29 July 2021.   

 

The health and safety concerns of our attendees, facilitators and staff is our number one priority, and we strongly believe this is the right decision given the evolving public health risks, travel concerns and other circumstances. 
 
If you are a registered delegate, a member of our customer service team will follow up with you directly with the online login details.

 

Champagne & Canapés In-Person Networking Mixer (Sydney, 13 October 2021)  

 
Registered delegates are welcome to join us at our Champagne & Canapés in-person networking mixer on the 13th of October from 3:30pm-5:30pm, where you will get to engage with a panel of leading senior industry executives, make meaningful connections, and celebrate as a community over drinks and light nibbles. More details to come.  
 

 
Despite the strides we have made, statistics reveal that women are still significantly underrepresented in the construction, engineering and infrastructure workforce.   
 
Join us at the Women in Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure Leadership Summit where we have brought together a diverse line up of more than 30 passionate leaders to discuss and share best-practice strategies for: 
  • Fostering an inclusive and gender diverse culture to attract and retain female talent  
  • Encouraging mentorship and sponsorship opportunities to strengthen the leadership pipeline  
  • Elevating your leadership style to be a more impactful and confident leader 
Gain practical advice from Australia’s most influential construction, engineering and infrastructure senior executives. Enhance your leadership potential to succeed in a male-dominated (but evolving) industry. Connect with like-minded leaders to expand your presence, network and influence.     
 
Since 2012, the Women Leaders Institute has consistently delivered a high-impact leadership conference for emerging and established women leaders to be inspired, connect and grow in a safe space. Join the community and find out more at womenleadersinstitute.org  
 
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PRE CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

Invisible to influential: How to find your voice, elevate your brand and level up your influence 

 
Pre-Conference Workshop 27 July 2021 | 9am-4pm 
 
This workshop is interactive and will provide the tools, tips and strategies to shift from invisible to influential. You will apply a structured change framework that will teach your target influencers why and how they should support you, and most importantly, ensure they continue to do so.  
 
Key Learning Objectives 
  • Identify and amplify the key skills to be an effective communicator  
  • Unpack what makes you ‘you’, and how to translate this into a competitive advantage  
  • Learn how to persuade powerfully: finding your voice and applying it to increase your visibility in the workplace 
  • Amplify your ability to build trust and rapport with key stakeholders in your organisation  
  • Apply change management techniques to fortify your influence within and outside of your organisation
 
Facilitated by:  
 
Friska Wirya
 
 
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TOP SPEAKERS

Eleni Petinos

MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport and Roads

Parliament of New South Wales

Jane MacMaster

Chief Engineer

Engineers Australia

Cressida Wall

CEO

Office of Projects Victoria

Kristine Scheul

National Chairperson

NAWIC

Bill Cox

CEO

Aurecon

Jamie Shelton

CEO

Northrop

Denita Wawn

CEO

Master Builders Australia

Graciete Ferreira

President

Master Builders ACT

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REASONS TO ATTEND

  • Learn how Aurecon, AECOM, SMEC, WSP and Arup have consistently been accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality from WGEA  
  • CEO Panel: Discover leading insights on authentic leadership to create a speak-up culture in your organisation
  • Hear from Victoria’s First Chief Engineer on how to make yourself more visible through personal branding and greater self-awareness  
  • Leadership Coaching Clinic: Nurture the core skills you need to lead with competence and confidence 
  • Find your mentor/mentee through the interactive session designed to facilitate mentoring opportunities 
  • Discover unique solutions to create a more inclusive talent pipeline for greater female representation in senior leadership positions  
  • Hear how 8 senior male leaders are advocating for greater female representation within their industries – Northrop, Probuild, Downer and more! 
  • Explore why cross-mentoring and sponsorship relationships need to be encouraged and nurtured to result in mutual learning and growth 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Regardless of gender or role – whether you are a board director, CEO, senior or middle manager, entrepreneur or young emerging leader, the Women in Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Leadership Summit is a valuable platform of information, insights, and networking opportunities for you.   
     
  • CEOs, Directors, General Managers, Managers and Executives  
  • Human Resources Professionals, Recruitment and Talent Specialists  
  • Diversity and Inclusion Professionals  
  • Women Leadership Programme Managers  
  • Mentors, Mentorship Programme Managers, Sponsors, Coaches 
  • Changemakers championing diversity in the workplace including male allies and advocates 
  • Budding and established entrepreneurs  
  • Aspiring leaders, managers, millennials, and recent graduates 

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