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Member Only Events: Face-to-face networking - Sydney
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Date Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Time 24 Nov 17:30 - 24 Nov 19:30
Venue Cicchetti Wine Bar Level 2 QVB Building 455 George Street Sydney NSW Australia
Pricing Full Member
$ 35 Full Member
Corporate Member
$ 35 Corporate Member
Premium Member
$ 35 Premium Member
Champion Member
$ 35 Champion Member
Guests Allowed
Register by Wednesday, 24 November 2021

​After a year of Zoom meetings and social distancing, it is time to start mingling and growing our networks again. Women on Boards members and their guests are invited to meet and network at this special social WOBMeet event.

Twice a year - including at Christmas time - we open the event to members guests and those who are new to WOB. This is a great opportunity for our members to bring a friend / colleague and for those who are new to WOB to be introduced to our terrific network.

So this Christmas, give yourself or a woman you know an early gift and bring them along to WOBMeet. 

Price includes one drink on arrival + light finger food. Following your first drink, drinks available at bar prices.

An evening for all aspiring leaders and directors to meet, share, network and learn.

Hosted by:

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.

Please refer to our Covid Event Safety Statement in Terms and Conditions