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Information Sessions: Member Orientation
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Date Tuesday, 19 July 2022
Time 19 Jul 12:00 - 19 Jul 13:00 AEST
Venue Zoom Virtual Online
Pricing Free Event
Guests Not Allowed
Register by Tuesday, 19 July 2022

If you are a new WOB member* or joined a while ago and yet to get out of the starting blocks, our member orientation session will get you on the right track.

As a valued member we are committed to you having an enriching and rewarding journey with WOB.
Member Orientation is designed as just that – an informative webinar where we walk through the key things you need to get the most from your WOB membership.

A great opportunity to learn all about WOB community and our community. Make sure you schedule a date to join us.

* For WOB Full, Premium & Corporate Members only. Not a WOB Full member? - see membership benefits here.

Presenters:

Ruth Medd FCPA

Chair, WOB Pty Ltd (appointed April 2006)
Chair, Women on Boards Australia (appointed February 2018)
Chair, Health and Sciences Institute Pty Ltd
Chair, Australian Chocolate Pty Ltd
Trustee, NSW Historic Houses Trust
Board Member, National Foundation for Australian Women

Ruth is a Certified Practising Accountant and former IT professional who has been pursuing a career as a Non-Executive-Director since 2000. She was the founding chair of Women on Boards and in this capacity has been instrumental in the growth of the business and supported many thousands of women to become board members. She maintains wide interests outside of WOB, including in the start-up sector and angel investing as well as her other board and committee roles. Ruth was previously the chair of Australian Ethical Superannuation, a member of the NSW Casino Control Authority and a director of the Infants Home at Ashfield. Prior executive roles include executive director of the Australian Association of National Advertisers and senior positions with Telstra, the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal and the Federal Government.

Claire Braund 

Non-Executive Director, WOB Pty Ltd (appointed April 2006)
Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia (appointed February 2018)
Deputy President & Building Committee Chair, Central Coast Conservatorium of Music
Non-Executive Director, Coast Shelter Emergency Accommodation Ltd

Claire is a former journalist and public relations manager who used her high level advocacy skills to co-found Women on Boards in Australia. She is a highly respected speaker on gender balance and related business issues, Claire an informed and entertaining presenter, a renowned networker and skilled at building relationships for common benefit. She became a Churchill Fellow in 2011 for her research into the effect of gender quotas on public listed company boards in Norway, the UK and France which led to the establishment of Women on Boards in the UK in 2012. Claire is a director of the Central Coast Conservatorium (of Music), a past director of the Foundation for Australian Agricultural Women and The Women's Club and a graduate of the Benevolent Society’s Sydney Social Leadership Program.

Nicole Donegan

NicoleDonegan-(1).jpgChief Operating Officer, WOB Australia Pty Ltd

Nicole is an experienced general manager, business adviser & owner and Board Member who has diverse industry and leadership expertise, spanning government, association management, not for profit, tertiary education, retail and professional services sectors. Based in Melbourne, Nicole joins WOB to enhance the subscriber journey, support business growth and manage strategic initiatives.