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The Centre for Workforce Futures in the Faculty of Business and Economics presented the 25th Women, Management and Work Conference - Past and Future Leadership Challenges, with a range of Australian and international speakers.


WMWC celebrates 25 years

Women's Conference 2014

This years Women's Conference is upcoming! The conference will be held at the Sheraton on the Park, Sydney on the 12th of November 2014.

Find out more about the 2014 Women's Conference

2013 - Celebrating 25 years!

Celebrating 25 years the Women and Leadership Conference was an outstanding success.

Women in the business world, the public sector and learning institutions explored future work trends; challenges and progress made by women at work; how to build a more resilient workplace; the challenges of balancing work and family; the benefits and limitations of working outside the workplace and how to transform your personal performance and empower you to perform above your current expectations.

The Gala Conference Dinner featured Lisa Wilkinson, TODAY Show Co-Host, Network Nine. She entertained the audience with her personal journey of how she seized opportunites, overcame  the challenges to reach her current high profile position.

To view a selection of videos, conference highlights, resources and useful links from the Women and Leadership Conference 2013, visit the post conference web portal.

Highlights of the 2013 conference

“Lisa Wilkinson was the absolute highlight”, Peta-Lee Benson, Railcorp

“Amazing insights, credible presenters”, Jenni Barnett, CBA

“Women of Influence – their stories were inspirational and common themes within their achievements – passion and confidence”, Kelly Johnston, Australia Post

“The session on “The way we were and are today” was excellent. The panel was mature and had so much experience to share”, Jenny Gianakis,  Department of Defence

"The way we were and are today" panel:

Women's Conference 2013Presentations from the conference are available to view or download

Three interactive Workshops ran concurrently, each workshop engaged participants, provided tools, tactics and approaches in the areas of creating a mentally healthy workplace; bullying and harassment and how to do business in the Asian region and understand the different cultures.

Download the brochure for the 2013 Women, Management and Work Conference (PDF)

Jenny Morawska spoke to ABC Life Matters about women in the workplace, and the Women, Management and Work Conference. Listen online to Jenny's interview with ABC Life Matters.

Jenny Morawska was a key presenter at the 2013 conference.


Speakers Included:

Jenny MorawskaJenny Morawska
CEO, The Morawska Group
Conference MC 2013

See all the speakers

Topics included:

  • Work: current and future trends
  • The way we were and are today
  • How to Create a Mentally Healthy Workplace
  • A workplace free of bullying and harassment: a healthy productive place to work
  • Doing business in Asia
  • Risk management and resilience
  • Women of influence
  • Work life balance: a myth?
  • Anywhere working: options and opportunities
  • We’ve all got what it takes but where is it?

View the conference program

Platinum Sponsor

Abi Group

Centre for Workforce Futures

The Centre for Workforce Futures researches issues relating to the workforce and the workplace, and promotes the results to:

  • industry
  • government
  • not-for-profit
  • employee organisations
  • academic audiences

Photos from the 2013 conference are now available!

To view a selection of videos, conference highlights, resources and useful links from the Women and Leadership Conference 2013, visit the post conference web portal



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