Women in Innovation – Breakfast & Panel discussion with female founders


Since the 1960s and on, the benefits of increased participation of women in business has been the cornerstone of the development of an agile and innovative Australian economy. This breakfast is looking to unpack how women in business have made their mark on the Australian Business landscape and better understand the challenges facing women in today’s start up sector.

Attendees will be offered a light breakfast as well as the opportunity to discuss the challenges facing leading Australian female entrepreneurs today. The Ministers will be joined by a panel of female tech entrepreneurs and will discuss how to encourage more women to start businesses and engage in innovation and science.

We have confirmed an all-star panel of female entrepreneurs –

  • Gen George – Founder of OneShift
  • Nikki Durkin – Founder of 99 Dresses
  • Jess Wilson – Founder of Stashd

 

The schedule for the morning will go – 

7.15am Breakfast commences
7.30am Introductions with Minister Roy, Minister Cash & Fishburners GM Murray Hurps
7.45am Panel discussion between 3 female founders and the Ministers
8.15am Open discussion of solutions with audience feedback
8.30am Food, drinks & networking
9am Breakfast concludes

We hope to see you there!

 

This event is kindly supported by Microsoft

When: Friday, 16 October 2015 from 7:15 AM to 9:00 AM (AEDT) Add to Calendar

Where: Fishburners – 608 Harris Street Ultimo, NSW 2007 AU – View Map

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/women-in-innovation-tickets-19036765478


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