Diversity Dividends

Webcast recorded 7 September 2022

Basic Members are welcome to download this special webcast. 
Includes subtitles.

Claire Beattie, Executive Director of Schools Infrastructure and proud Yorta Yorta Woman interviews Dr Isabelle Phillips on building belonging cultures. From board level to grass roots every brain’s automatic, subconscious drive for relating, belonging and inclusion has an impact on our capacity to think, create and perform. In this information-packed session Claire and Isabelle discuss: 

  • How to sell yourself into board roles as a culture-add, not a culture-fit,
  • The neuroscience explainers for the significant positive impacts of inclusive cultures on workforce performance and wellness,
  • The cognitive performance levers and physical health mechanisms that impact performance of non-executive directors. 

Take aways include:

  • Increased confidence and competence as you navigate your board career. 
  • Strategies for recruitment and selection processes and for performance within your board roles.

Guest presenters:

Dr Isabelle Phillips

Co-Founder and Chief Connector, Mindfulness for the Global Village
Director, Mackerel Sky - Leadership Matters
Non-Executive Director, KARI Aboriginal Resources Inc

Isabelle Phillips, gained her PhD in leadership at the UTS business school. She is currently co-authoring the new MBA. Her enterprise work focuses on leadership to promote workforce wellness and performance. Isabelle coaches C-Suite executives in mind-states for leading in an era of disruption. Lead author of the Australian Belonging Framework, Isabelle supports organisations in diversity, inclusion and belonging strategy and management. LinkedIn

Claire Beattie

Executive Director Asset Activations School Infrastructure NSW, Department of Education NSW
Board member of PCYC NSW and WAGEC
Member - Cultural Diversity Committee, Women on Boards Australia

Claire Beattie is a proud Yorta Yorta woman utilising her degree qualifications and experience in law, education, psychological-educational assessment, project management and traffic engineering in her work in School Infrastructure for the NSW Department of Education. Claire has lived experience in beating bias. As the only First Nations woman in a non-identified Executive Director role in Infrastructure in government she seeks to leave the door open for others to step up. LinkedIn