RBA Governor Michele Bullock to headline UN Women Australia IWD events


Michele Bullock, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, is set to headline UN Women Australia's International Women's Day events on 8 March.


The exclusive virtual presentation will feature an in-depth interview with Governor Bullock, the ninth Governor of RBA and first woman to lead the RBA in its 63-year history.

Audiences will gain rare insight into the vision and aspirations of Governor Bullock, her passion for inclusion, diversity and belonging, and her views on the importance of diverse and equal leadership.

“UN Women Australia is delighted to welcome one of Australia's most prominent economic leaders for this one-of-a-kind conversation,” said Simone Clarke, CEO, UN Women Australia.

The theme for International Women’s Day 2024 is ‘Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress’, based on the priority theme for the United Nations 68th Commission on the Status of Women, exploring the pathways to greater economic inclusion for women and girls everywhere.

In addition to Governor Bullock's national conversation, UN Women Australia will be unveiling an inspiring line-up of speakers over the coming weeks across Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Perth, as well as a live virtual stream of all events on Friday, 8 March 2024.

About Michele Bullock

Michele Bullock started as Governor of RBA on 18 September 2023. She is Chair of the Reserve Bank Board, Payments System Board and Council of Financial Regulators. Prior to her current role, Ms Bullock was the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.Ms Bullock has also held a variety of senior management positions in the Bank. She was Assistant Governor (Financial System), Assistant Governor (Business Services), Assistant Governor (Currency), Adviser for the Currency Group and, before that, Head of Payments Policy Department.


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