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International Women’s Day - Women in Business Forum

City of Ryde

Friday, 8 March 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (AEDT)

International Women’s Day - Women in Business Forum

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Come along to the Ryde International Women’s Day Forum to hear from women who are recognised for making a change in the community. 

The International Women’s Day Forum highlights the City of Ryde’s commitment to supporting women’s leadership in taking on the challenges that face women in the community. The Forum is designed to be informative, interactive and entertaining with experienced guest speakers sharing their stories and insights into women’s leadership. 

The Forum includes:

  • Guest speakers
  • Panel featuring science and business leaders
  • Q&A session
  • Mentor walk
  • Light lunch 

The Forum is being run in partnership with CSIRO.

Places are limited so book early online to avoid disappointment.

Speakers

Andrea Watson 

Andrea has an extensive and proven background in Finance, Accountancy and Information systems. She has managed large projects in change management and financial operations for large corporations in a variety of international settings. She has a broad experience in multiple industries which has helped her develop the knowledge base and skill set to take on the start-up, innovation industry. 

 

 

Dr Cathy Foley

Dr Cathy Foley is CSIRO’s second Chief Scientist. Prior to her appointment, she was Deputy and Science Director of CSIRO Manufacturing and worked with the team in helping Australian manufacturing transform to be globally competitive by adopting Australian science and to build new companies to assist with research translation for economic prosperity.

As Chief Scientist, Dr Foley’s priorities are promoting science collaboration, STEM and women in science. Dr Foley has an extensive science background and is a world-renowned physicist and science leader most noted for her work developing superconducting devices and systems which have assisted in unearthing over $6 billion in minerals worldwide.

The Forum is proudly supported by the City of Ryde’s Status of Women Advisory Committee.


Have questions about International Women’s Day - Women in Business Forum? Contact City of Ryde

When & Where


CSIRO - Lindfield Site
Bradfield Road
West Lindfield, NSW 2070
Australia

Friday, 8 March 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (AEDT)


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City of Ryde

The City of Ryde occupies an area of  40.651 sq kms between the Parramatta and Lane Cove Rivers, and has 16 suburbs within its boundaries. It is approximately 12kms from the centre of Sydney.

The City of Ryde boasts some of the most beautiful, historic and culturaly rich town centres in Sydney. As well as vibrant town centres, each year thousands of people from all over Sydney come to enjoy our events and festivals, parks and playgrounds.

For more information go to www.ryde.nsw.gov.au or call our Customer Service Centre on 9952 8222.

 

 

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