Agenda

08:20

08:45

08:50

BUILDING A CULTURE OF RESPECT

09:00

  • Preventing and responding to sexual harassment in an effective manner through an intersectional lens 
  • Changing attitudes and overcoming ‘silence culture’   - Evaluating current protocols and policies towards sexual harassment 
  • Understanding the societal impact and consequences of an unsafe work environment  
  • Recognising a leader's role in setting the tone for a safe and protected workforce

09:30

  • Driving cultural change and eliminating sexual harassment within the workplace  
  • Providing multiple pathways for employees to seek help   
  • Managing safety and health through practical toolkits and displaying committed leadership 

10:00

10:40

11:00

11:30

MENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

11:45

  • Developing regular training and education programs around managing mental health  
  • Changing the narrative around “hyper-masculinity” – the toxic effects of industry ingrained stoicism 
  • Enabling opportunities to improve work/life balance for FIFO workers  
  • Exhibit mental health understanding across the leadership team  

12:15

  • Building a culture founded on respect and inclusivity   
  • Creating stable and safe communication channels for employees  
  • Providing support and taking a proactive approach at first signs of an unsafe environment 

12:50

DEVELOPING HIGH-POTENTIAL WOMEN WITHIN YOUR LEADERSHIP PIPELINE

01:40

  • What today’s career paths look like 
  • The mindsets to lead today from where you are 
  • Stepping into leadership roles 

02:10

  • Creating a pathway to leadership without the need to suppress or exaggerate personal inherent qualities which are traditionally deemed desirable or undesirable within a male dominated industry  
  • See ‘gender’ and appreciate it for all it brings to the table, leverage what makes you different  
  • Changing the narrative of “toughen-up" to be taken seriously as a leader 

02:50

LEADING BY EXAMPLE

03:20

  • Communicating the balance between hiring on merit and increasing diversity 
  • Fostering a holistic approach through building ally-ship between peers 
  • Addressing the fear of threatened jobs perceived when operating within a level playing field 

04:00

04:30

04:40

08:30

08:40

LEADERSHIP FOR WOMEN FROM ALL BACKGROUNDS

BRING ALONG A MALE ALLY FOR THIS BLOCK OF SESSIONS

09:00

  • Understanding women beyond a singular collective, a group who do not think and behave same  
  • Flexible programs and practices that address the unique needs and challenges of intersectional women 
  • Advancing women leadership proportionately – employing diverse solutions and measuring progress against multi-dimensional metrics 

09:30

  • Breaking free of the social constructs excluding diverse women from performing in higher level occupations 
  • Creating a new version of the ‘ideal leader’ as a positive alternative to the ‘traditional’ leader figure  
  • Recognising the value of diversity and providing equal opportunities for success 

10:20

10:30

10:55

INDIGENOUS WOMEN EMPLOYMENT

11:00

  • Understanding the communal and cultural implications of Indigenous employment for women in mining 
  • Promoting Indigenous women within leadership roles and important decision making – adjusting the power imbalance prevalent within the mining and resources industry 
  • Recognising intersectional needs of Indigenous women when developing diverse talent 

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP WITHIN A DYNAMIC LANDSCAPE

11:30

  • Communicating the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of increasing women representation within mining and resources 
  • Actively engaging in ongoing support for women in mining initiatives and monitoring the employee-wide commitment 
  • Ensuring gender equality initiatives are not built on the back of empty intentions and the wrong reasons 

12:00

GROWING YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES

01:10

Courageous Leadership 
Leading by example – how to inspire your team to greatness
Lorna Rechichi, General Manager Heavy Lift, Engineering Construction Division, Monadelphous 
 
Self-Leadership 
How to set your own course and lead yourself to achieve your personal and professional goals 
Layla Mehravari, General Manager - Human Resources & Industrial Relations, Mineral Resources 
 
Upward Leadership  
How to influence upwards and ‘manage up’ to gain real influence at work 
Sandra De Kock, General Manager People and Culture, Perth Airport 
 
Confidence 
Step up and stand out – how to increase your visibility in the workplace 
Joanne Horne, Executive Manager People, Culture & WHSE, ASC Pty Ltd 
 
Innovative Leadership 
Become a leader who thinks outside of the box – how to develop unique leadership skills that will set you apart 
Adele Creighton, National Head of Healthcare at Macquarie Business Banking, Macquarie Bank 
 
Equitable Leadership 
Stay true to the movement – how to deliver equitable outcomes as a leader 
Sonya Liddle, Manager Inclusion and Diversity, Brunel Australia 
 
Proactive Leadership 
How to be a leader of action and take the first step in a crisis  
Geraldine Reilly, Partner, GRG Consulting 
 
Revisiting Organisational Culture 
Curating a good culture into today’s hybrid working environment  
Sam Retallack, Head of People and Culture, IGO Limited
 
Developing a Mindset for Success 
Prina Shah, Coach, Consultant and Trainer, Prina Shah 
 

02:40

EMPOWERING CHANGE AND TAKING ACTION

03:00

  • Overcoming challenges gender diverse employees face in achieving career goals  
  • Creating clear career pathways for women within a historically career limiting industry 
  • Evolving opportunities for women within leadership roles  
  • Embracing the power of storytelling in elevating female leaders 

03:40

  • Verbalising your ambitions – how to create an action plan for your career to strive unapologetically towards your goals  
  • Becoming an intellectual powerhouse through building confidence in ourselves, our messages and our voice  
  • Thriving in the workplace – how to increase the visibility of yourself and other female talent in the workplace 

04:10

04:20

04:30