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11 July 2017

Growing up as a little girl with four siblings on five acres of land was fun. I got to explore the outdoors and its intricate surrounds, and was never really connected to social media. Watching tadpoles in our pond change to frogs over time and catching all sorts of insect was all the mind boggling mysteries a young child needed to start to wonder: why did things occur and how does life go on and transform into different things?

27 June 2017

The Office of Prevention and Women's Equality Department of Premier and Cabinet is offering 100 scholarships in partnership with Leadership Victoria and the Australian Institute of Company Directors for Victorian weomen to access board governance training through the new Women's Board Leadership program (formerly Victorian Women's Governance Scholarship Program). 

27 June 2017

As Victoria's first and only female premier, the late Joan Kirner's political legacy is characterised by her commitment to promoting women and reforming education.

Joan dedicated her career to mentoring many young people and women. The Victorian Government is recognising her legacy through the new Joan Kirner Young and Emerging Women Leaders program.

21 June 2017

The Victorian innovation community gathered to recognise and celebrate two exceptional women researchers and their accomplishments in science on 21 June 2017 at the Government House.

19 June 2017

Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia to Australia Dr Clemencia Forero-Ucrós talks to Victor Perton and the Australian Leadership Project about leadership and says, "My best experience of leadership in Australia is the way diplomacy is being handled by Minister Julie Bishop in terms of her closeness to the diplomatic corps accredited to Australia.  She has been inviting us every year to a different region of Australia showcasing the best that is found in that region  and allowing us to have a very close dialogue which you don't experience in any other country in the world."

9 June 2017

The BioMelbourne Network hosted its 9th Annual Connecting Women Lunch this month.

At the lunch the 2017 BioMelbourne Network Women in Leadership Awards were presented, profiling outstanding women in the biotechnology, medical technology and pharmaceutical sectors. The awardees are as follows:

5 June 2017

The Victorian Women’s Register is an online portal for women who are interested in receiving information about vacant positions on Victorian Public Sector boards and committees.

The portal also provides an advertising platform for board recruiters who are seeking women board members.

2 June 2017

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