SHE Leads

SAVE THE DATE: SHE Leads 2018 Conference

Friday 7th September 2018
Adelaide Convention Centre

South Australia’s premier women’s leadership Conference, SHE Leads is a full day of inspiration and invigoration aimed at defining and debating women’s leadership and empowering the next generation of female leaders. With high profile keynote speakers, skills-building breakout sessions, and networking opportunities, the SHE Leads Conference is an event not to miss.

Held annually, 2018 will see the YWCA Adelaide host it’s seventh SHE Leads Conference. The SHE Leads Conference is now a highlight on South Australia’s women’s leadership calendar!

Check out the 2017 SHE Leads Conference Photos here



Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities to showcase your business to Women leading Change are available. Click here to download the Sponsorship Opportunities or contact us discuss your sponsorship options.

Become a Corporate Supporter: 

  • Table of eight with company branding on table
  • Priority seating at conference
  • Recognition as a SHE Leads Conference Supporter
  • Acknowledgment of Company by MC
  • Listing of Company as Corporate Supporter in Conference Program Guide

To contact us call 8203 9400, or email


Keynote Speakers from 2017:

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Holly is the CEO of Emergent, a company specialising in the development of high performing intergenerational workforces, leadership and social outcomes. Holly is renowned for generating
innovative solutions to complex multi-stakeholder problems for corporations, governments and nonprofit organisations, and for coaching and professionally mentoring leaders of all generations around the world.

An accomplished global keynote speaker, Holly has presented across six continents, including delivering a Peace Charter to the Dalai Lama, presenting at the World Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Monaco and addressing the G20’s Central Bank Governors and Finance Ministers. She is also a popular blogger, contributor to a number of leading publications and a regular radio and TV guest. She has featured on ABC’s ‘Q&A’, Reuters, Bloomberg Asia, Channel 7 News and Channel 10’s ‘The Project’, and is renowned for her commentary on intergenerational economic and social challenges.

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Catherine is one of Australia’s leading commentators on women and the workforce. A journalist, author and presenter, she is regularly invited to address audiences around Australia ranging from the Defence Force to corporates and local government, and often appears in the media.

After working in the financial services sector in Sydney and London, Catherine joined the Australian Financial Review. During a long career with the AFR she edited several sections of the publication, and wrote the Corporate Woman column and for Boss magazine before leaving to set up her own consulting business in 2012.

Catherine has written several books, including “Seven Myths about Women and Work” (New South 2012) which was shortlisted for the Ashurst Business Literature Prize. Her latest book “Stop fixing women: why building fairer workplaces is everybody’s business” launched in April 2017.

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Jamila Rizvi is a writer, presenter and commentator. She writes a weekly political column for News Limited and appears regularly as a commentator on Channel 10, Channel 9 and the ABC. Jamila
was previously Editor in Chief of the Mamamia Women’s Network and prior to entering the media worked for the Rudd and Gillard Governments. Jamila’s first book, ‘Not Just Lucky’, a career manifesto for millennial women was published by Penguin in 2017. She is an ambassador for CARE Australia and a board member of the McKell Institute Melbourne and the Melbourne Writers’ Festival.

For more information about the SHE Leads Conference contact
Simone Punshon 
on 8203 9400


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