Do you want to build your own career scaffold, not climb one built by someone else?
Curate your career using a portfolio approach?
Craft your own plan on a page?
Our Personal Career Management program will support you to dig deep and align your purpose and values with your career goals, understand what counts in managing your career from a strategic perspective and build self-awareness and clarity around your career narrative.
2024 Program Dates
Offered as a hybrid program with two days face-to-face and three virtual sessions on the dates below.
Session 1 | Friday 19 April | 12noon - 1:30pm AEST via ZOOM
Session 2 | Thursday 2 May | 9:00am - 5:30pm in Sydney CBD
Cohort dinner | Thursday 2 May | 6:00pm - 9:00pm in Sydney
Session 3 | Friday 3 May | 9:00 am - 4:00pm in Sydney CBD
Session 4 | Friday 17 May | Individual participant presentations via ZOOM
Session 5 | Friday 24 May | 12noon - 1:30pm AEST via ZOOM
Download the 2024 Program Outline
Register before 31 Jan 2024
Full, Premium & Corporate
|Members employed by NFP*
All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
* Must be Full, Premium or Corporate Members of Women on Boards and employed by (as opposed to serving on the board of) a registered Not for Profit company.
** Minimum group of three. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your group discount.
Program Presenters & Mentors
Non-Executive Director, WOB Pty Ltd
Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia
President, Central Coast Conservatorium of Music
Deputy Chair, Coast Shelter Emergency Accommodation Ltd
Claire is a former journalist who co-founded Women on Boards in Australia in 2006 and in the UK in 2012. Leads the Australian team and is a highly experiened presenter, MC and facilitator. Non-Executive Director roles on small businesses and large Not-For-Profit organisations and has significant expertise on board governance in many other sectors. Known as a woman of courage, conviction, compassion and confidence, Claire has been a long-term and effective advocate for gender balance in board and leadership roles. A Churchill Fellow for her research into gender balance on boards in Norway, France and the UK in 2011, travelling to all three countries and interviewing 63 business leaders, Chairs and Non-Executive Directors. Claire looks for new ideas and opportunities in everything she does and has a deep and abiding commitment to social justice, particularly in the area of housing affordability.
Chair, Women on Boards Chair, Herron Todd White
Executive Career Coach
Founding Director, Parents on Leave
Sheena is a highly accomplished business leader, talent executive and accredited career coach, with multi-disciplinary experience on a global scale. She is also a professional Non-Executive Director and Foundation Trustee, and Director and Co-Founder of Parents on Leave Pty Ltd. Sheena is Deputy Chair of a large professional services firm, and Chairs the Board’s People, Performance, Nominations and Governance Committee. She is a Mentor and Leadership Consultant for Women on Boards Australia; a member of the Nominations Committee for Basketball Australia; and coaches Board members and executives from multiple sectors in Australia and internationally. Sheena’s international business career included many years working overseas at The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) where she was a member of the firm’s global Operating Committee. She was BNY Mellon’s Head of HR - International for five years; CEO of BNY Mellon India for three years; and Global Head of Talent Strategy for five years. She is an international award-winning expert in Inclusion & Diversity; and has worked on the ‘people aspects’ of many M&A deals globally. Sheena has lived and worked extensively in Australia, New Zealand, India, the USA and Europe in a range of sectors: Banking & Finance; Management Consulting; Engineering; Social Enterprises and Higher Education among others.
Director, Powerhouse Presentation
Senior Executive Coach
Speaker - Influence, Presence, Presentation
Mariette has taken her years of experience as a leading actor and teacher of actors and combined it with an astute business understanding to create programs that go to the core of presence, presentation skills and business performance. She draws her expertise from a national and international career as a leading Actor/Singer in major theatrical productions and as a teacher in some of Australia’s foremost acting institutions including NIDA, WAAPA, Uni of Western Sydney and The Actor’s Centre. Through her company Powerhouse Presentation, she runs a wide variety of one on one programs, and customised workshops for executives and corporations and is particularly valued for her understanding of how to use language, voice and body for maximum impact.
Independent Co-op Advisor, Common Equity Housing Limited (CEHL)
Board member, Kudos Services
Board member, Barnados Australia
Gillian is a change-maker who applies a unique mix of leadership and strategic capacity with deep operational experience to help people and organisations navigate change. Gillian’s career focus has been on transforming health and community services to be more person-centered and accountable. She has developed a keen interest in the benefits of the co-operative and mutual business model, appreciating its potential to lift the quality of human services. Prior to establishing a consulting business, Gillian was CEO of UnitingCare Ageing one of Australia’s largest health and aged care providers.
Catherine Brown GAICD PCDAA
Director, Parents on Leave
Non-Executive Director, Sovereign Hill Museums Association
Executive Coach and Leadership Consultant
Catherine is a leading Human Resources executive with over 30 years of experience in HR and Consulting. She has held executive HR roles in diverse sectors including Professional Services, Mining and Manufacturing, and Higher Education, and has extensive experience leading global teams and working both in Australia and the UK. Catherine brings to the table sound judgment, pragmatism, deep knowledge of contemporary HR and Talent practices, all honed in highly complex operating environments. She has built her own successful businesses in the consulting and retail environments as well as service in the British Royal Navy where she was instrumental in designing and implementing the Royal Navy’s first centre to deliver counselling and support services to Naval staff and their families. Catherine is a Mentor and an accredited Executive Coach, and until recently, led the Executive Talent and Capability function for the University of Melbourne. She is committed to assisting others to achieve their career aspirations and goals and was a panel judge on one of the professional services sector’s first Diversity and Inclusion programs for women.
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