It is time to become re-acquainted and network again at our WOBMeet event in Canberra.
This is a great opportunity to bring a friend / colleague and for those who are new to WOB to be introduced to our terrific network.
To bring a guest, please register your guest when checking out in the shopping cart. Friends will be charged at the member rate. If you have already registered and would like to bring a guest, please email WOB at email@example.com.
Ticket includes one drink on arrival + light finger food.
Guest Speaker: Fiona David
Non-Executive Director, ACCESS-NRI
Trustee and Non Executive Director, Coolaroo Foundation
Alternate Governor & Member of Scholarships Selection Committee, Forrest Research Foundation
Fiona is a globally renowned executive, board member and thought leader in the field of systemic change and social policy reform. A lawyer and anthropologist by training, Fiona has worked internationally for more than two decades at the intersection of justice, human rights and migration, with UN organisations, aid organisations, government agencies and universities.
As the first member of staff at the Walk Free Foundation, Fiona lead the development of the Global Slavery Index, from 2014 – 2018. Career highlights included interviewing smuggled migrants in Libya and Djibouti for the UN, representing Australia in treaty negotiations, leading the drafting of UN Model Laws on Transnational Crime and also Migrant Smuggling, and as the co-author of a leading international law text book published by Cambridge University Press.
Hosted by: Dr Kath Hall
Workshop Presenter & ACT Representative, Women on Boards
Non-Executive Director, Women's Justice Network
Dr Kath Hall is an internationally recognised legal academic and writer. She has worked with and advised a number of leading international organisations including the United Nations Joint Inspection Unit, International Bar Association Anti-Corruption Committee, Safra Centre for Ethics Harvard University, Anti-Corruption Academy Vienna, and the International Standards Organisation (ISO).
Kath is also an award winning legal educator with significant experience teaching and mentoring law students. She was one of the first Australian academics to conduct empirical research on student wellbeing and was the Australian National University (ANU) College of Law's inaugural Director of Student Wellbeing. Kath is also the co-author of the Law Student Survival Guide (3rd ed) with Professor Claire Macken.
In 2020 Kath was appointed an Honorary Associate Professor at the ANU College of Law, and since that time she has continued to engage in academic research and writing. In 2021 Kath founded Law School Success to support law students around Australia in their studies and future careers.