In Conversation with Ms Julie-Ann Guivarra, Australia's Ambassador for Gender Equality event
On the evening of Friday 12 March, the Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) hosted the third installment in the In Conversation With series: In Conversation with Ms Julie-Ann Guivarra, Australia's Ambassador for Gender Equality, featuring a panel discussion on women's leadership held in the historic Elder Hall.
The event was the third in the In Conversation With series, which features global speakers and attendees.
The night began with a welcome by Professor Jacqueline Lo, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) of the University of Adelaide.
The panellists took to the stage to discuss women's leadership. Facilitated by Professor Lo, the panel discussion consisted of:
- Professor Peter Høj AC, Vice-Chancellor & President, University of Adelaide
- Ms Julie-Ann Guivarra, Ambassador for Gender Equality, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
- Ms Jodie Hatherly, Vice-President, Environment, Social Responsibility and Governance, Santos
- Ms Grace Mayor, Student, University of Adelaide
The panel discussed key issues that women in leadership roles face regarding gender equality inside and outside the workplace. The diverse panel of speakers shared the challenges they face in both the private and higher education sectors, referencing their own experiences from the perspectives of female leaders, an aspiring leader, and a male champion. Opening to questions from the floor, the panel also discussed ways that gender equality can appropriately be addressed and achieved by the University of Adelaide.
Following the panel discussion, Ms Louise Mitchell, Acting Director of Wirltu Yarlu at the University of Adelaide, provided closing remarks, concluding the successful event.
See below for a full gallery of photos from the event. A recording of the event is available here.