Women in Leadership: Michelle Grattan

Event Date: 
26 November 2013
Level 15, Brookfield Place, 125 St Georges Tce


Stories From Different Points on the Career Journey

The Women in Leadership seminar series is designed to inspire diversity and change in women in leadership roles.

We have listened to your feedback and this year's seminar will provide you with contemporary and relevant career advice.
By presenting views from successful people at different points in the career journey we aim to provide you with advice that
is contemporary and relevant to your career stage.

This interactive and inspiring morning seminar will assist you to identify essential development opportunities for your own
personal and professional success.

"Women can have it all, just not all at the same time" - 2012 Women in Leadership presenter - Catherine Choate, Partner,
People and Organisational Practise, Ernst & Young.

MC: Sue McCarrey - MIPAA Deputy Director General Policy, Planning and Investment Department of Transport

Hear From:

Michelle Grattan - AO Chief Political Correspondent, The Conversation Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

As one of Australia's most respected and awarded political journalists, Michelle Grattan was the first female editor
of an Australian daily newspaper. Michelle has been a member of the Canberra parliamentary press gallery for more
than 40 years, during which time she has covered all the most significant stories in Australian politics.
She currently has a dual role with an academic position at the University of Canberra and as Associate Editor (Politics)
and Chief Political Correspondent at The Conversation.

Stephanie Allen - Partner PwC

Dr Stephanie Allen is a Partner at PwC. She has worked extensively in the UK and Australia.
She currently leads PwCs health consulting business.

Stephanie Buckland - Chief Executive Officer Tourism Western Australia

Stephanie Buckland is a marketing and product management professional with experience in consumer packaged goods,
retail banking and tourism. Stephanie was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Tourism WA in April 2011 after acting in
the role from January 2010. Under Stephanie's leadership, the organisation was streamlined and efforts were re-focused
on marketing, events and significant tourism infrastructure. Partnerships were strengthened with the tourism industry
and key government agencies. Prior to joining Tourism WA, Stephanie was head of retail marketing for Bankwest, where
she developed the marketing strategy for the bank's successful expansion to the east coast of Australia. Stephanie also
worked for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare for 11 years, marketing well-known consumer brands in the USA and Australia.
Stephanie, who was born and raised in the USA, has an undergraduate degree in Marketing from the Pennsylvania State
University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Virginia.

Kaylene Gulich- A/Executive Director of Infrastructure and Finance Department of Treasury

Kaylene is the 2013 IPAA WA Young Leader of the Year. She joined the Department of Treasury as a graduate in 2002
and has held a number of increasingly senior positions across Treasury during this time. She was appointed Acting Executive
Director of Infrastructure and Finance in April 2013 and her team is responsible for the provision of advice, systems and
operations to support the State's financial management and infrastructure development. Kaylene has a Masters of Leadership
and Management and is a CPA member. She is also currently trialling flexible working arrangements in an executive position,
to try to find the right balance between her career and two young children.

Why Should You Attend?

Be inspired by a career in the public service and learn to become more ambitious with your career goals.
Be aware of the issues faced by female public servants and how to address them.
Discover leadership opportunites available to women.
What are the 'real' benefits of networking, mentoring, coaching, and professional association memberships.



Institute of Public Administration Australia WA
08 9221 1177
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