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World Women Changers Summit 2017 - One week to go


“… if all countries were to match the progress toward gender parity of the best performer in their region, it could produce a boost to annual global GDP of as much as $12 trillion in 2025.” Mc Kinsey, 2015
So, how can your organisation own its piece of that $12 trillion pie?

CEO of Innovation Norway, Anita Krohn Traaseth, President Obama’s Senior Advisor, Valerie Jarrett along with an outstanding line up of international thought leaders, leading authors, award winners and Australian experts, bring proven insights, real-world solutions and immediately actionable strategies to help today’s leaders build a 21st century organisation for the 21st century workforce.
This powerful one-day leadership summit will expose the most crucial leadership requirements to lead and manage Australia’s workforce of the future and drive real business growth.

Women World Changers – One month to go
Women on Boards is proud to partner with Women World Changers, Australasia’s largest gender balanced leadership event created for Australia’s top business executives, leadership teams, government and community leaders, both male and female. The program will explore:
  • Leading and managing the workforce of the future - diverse, flexible, global, collaborative
  • Global trends shaping the future of Australia's workforce, businesses and economic landscape
  • The impact and economics of women, diversity and culture on innovation, and business growth
  • Building a resilient organisation; attracting talent and investing in employee skills for relevance and performance


Never before seen on one stage, Women World Changers boasts a diverse, holistic, expert speaker lineup to equip today’s leaders for greater workforce engagement and workplace success.
  • Valerie Jarrett, longest serving Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, Former Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls (2009 – 2016)
  • Anita Krohn Traaseth, CEO of Innovation Norway, first female MD of Hewlett-Packard Norway
  • Dr. Yannick Glemarec, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programme, UN Women
  • Laura Liswood, Secretary General, Council of Women World Leaders, Former Managing Director, Global Leadership and Diversity for Goldman Sachs and interviewed every female head of state between 1992 – 1996
  • Annabel Crabb (MC), ABC Journalist, Commentator and Author of best-seller The Wife Drought
  • Elizabeth Broderick AO, formerly Australia’s longest serving Sex Discrimination Commissioner (2007 – 2015)
  • Professor Cordelia Fine, Academic Psychologist and award-winning author of three books including Delusions of Gender
  • Dr. Richard Denniss, Chief Economist at The Australia Institute
  • Tanya Hosch, General Manager, Inclusion and Social Policy, AFL
  • Juliet Bourke, Human Capital Partner, Deloitte
  • Chris Kelly, VP & General Manager, Infrastructure Solutions Group Dell EMC
  • Dr Graeme Russell, Former Associate Professor in Psychology at Macquarie University
  • Dr Kirstin Ferguson, Professional Company Director; ABC, SCA Property
  • Rodin Genoff, Co-author New Men, New Women, New Economy
  • Troy Roderick, former Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Telstra

MELBOURNE - 9th October 2017 & SYDNEY - 11th October 2017

Non-Member Rate: $1195 | Women on Boards Rate: $995 | Gender Balanced (Table of 10): $895 per person

Platinum Tickets: $1,595
*Platinum tickets include reserved front of house seating, an intimate VIP lunch with WWC speakers, full conference material, access to VIP lounge area and cocktail reception