Women in Business Conference 2023

Unlock your leadership potential, empower yourself to embrace the future through technology and change, and become a stronger leader for a better future at Women in Business 2023.

Wednesday 8 & Thursday 9 March 2023

Be inspired to overcome challenges, focus on your career and reach your full potential to become a stronger, confident leader at Women in Business 2023. 

Held online across 8 and 9 March 2023, hear from a range of speakers that will be sharing their insights and experiences to inspire you to make a difference. 

Learn practical tips, develop, and enhance your skills and knowledge, and walk away inspired to make a better future for you and the world around you.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop skills to communicate and influence effectively
  • Understanding and incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion in day-to-day practices
  • Learn how to lead effectively as an individual and as a team
  • Encourage and foster innovation and diversity to create an inclusive environment
  • Understanding the importance of social causes and impact to create change
  • Learn how to harness human interactivity to shape our close ecosystems

Conference Benefits

  • Authentic Experiences - Hand-picked speakers on key topics sharing their lived experiences taking them through growth positions
  • Small Steps, Big Difference – areas of personal growth that can create impact on a broader scale
  • Gain up to 11 CPD hours – 10 hours from attending the conference, and 1 point by attending an intimate not-to-be missed Masterclass.

Boost your CPD by up to 11 CPD hours

We’re excited to celebrate our 10th Women in Business Conference 2023 with you all and will have an exciting schedule lined up for you – keep an eye out for updates through your Member Newsletters and our Socials for program updates!

Opening address: Ainslie van Onselen, CEO, CA ANZ

Session 1 | Keynote: Diversity & Inclusion as a Driver for Change
Shirley Chowdhary

Session 2 | Embracing Disruption & Diversity in a Changing World
Rae Johnston

Session 3 | Challenging Unconscious Bias
Rebecca Mihalic FCA

Session 4 | Daring to Lead
Kemi Nekvapil

Session 5 | What Fires Together Wires Together
Dr Fiona Kerr

Session 6 | #ChooseToChallenge: The case for embracing gender (and cognitive) diversity
Shadé Zahrai  

Session 7 | Wellness in the Workplace
Shelley Gawith

Session 8 |  Discussion: Social Impact and Entrepreneurship; The Importance of Giving Back 
Samira Cook-Gaines 
Nicola Taylor – Tax Traders

Session 9 | Resilience and well being - the secret of becoming resilient and mentally strong
Dr Denise Quinlan

Session 10 | Panel - The Future of Work: what does it look like? 
Nurain Janah CA 
Daniella Biagi CA
Sonia Clarke 

Virtual Conference

Date: Wednesday 8 & Thursday 9 March 2023

Time: Please refer to your local time zone below:

8.00am - 12.50pm | Perth

9.30am - 2.20pm | Darwin

10.00am - 2.50pm | Brisbane

10.30am - 3.20pm | Adelaide

11.00am - 3.50pm | Sydney/Canberra/Melbourne/Hobart


Conference and Masterclass Package

Member: $628

Early Bird * $565

Non Member: $753

Early Bird * $706

Group 3+ $534

Group 6+ $439


Conference only 

Member: $461

Early Bird * $415

Non Member: $553

Early Bird * $519

Group 3+ $392

Group 6+ $322


Masterclass Only

Member: $237

Early Bird * $213

Non Member: $284

Early Bird * $267

Group 3+ $201

Group 6+ $166

*Early bird pricing will finish on 19 February 2023. Standard pricing will commence from 20 February 2023.



Topic: People & Leadership

Sub-Topic: Building Knowledge, Leadership, Personal Effectiveness

Format: eConference

Proficiency Level: All

CPD: Upto 10 hours