UC's Women in Leadership | Ngā Māreikura Auckland

When: March 8 2019

Where: Auckland, New Zealand


The University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC) is proud to be hosting the annual Women in Leadership breakfast in Auckland on Friday 8 March 2019.

Held on International Women's Day, the Women in Leadership breakfast showcases the multitude of opportunities available to women at UC and celebrates the success of women associated with the University, while empowering our next generation of female leaders.

Tables will be hosted by UC students, graduates or staff who will share more about the support and encouragement of women at UC. You will also hear from our guest speakers, UC alumnae Sharon Zollner, Emily Gualter, and Aja Trinder.

- Sharon Zollner: Chief Economist at ANZ Bank, Sharon Zollner almost dropped economics in her second year at UC. Leading a team of 7 economists, Sharon talks about networking and its importance with succeeding in leadership.

Bachelor of Arts in English and Economics, Master of Commerce in Economics.

- Emily Gualter: Engineering from Arrowtown, Emily’s role as an Infrastructure Advisor began as volunteering within the community, and leading projects and events. Founding her own empowerment, personal development and motivational speaking company, Emily shares her story on choosing her own path.

Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Civil Engineering, Master of Engineering in Management.

- Aja Trinder: A Prosecutor with the Police Prosecution Service, Aja took on leadership roles throughout her time at UC. Leading students in Te Putairiki, the Māori Law Students Society presented opportunities to learn from challenges and began developing tools to overcome these.  

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws.   

Attendees will participate in short workshops alongside fellow attendees, learning about the importance of networking, setting goals and choosing your own path, and developing tools to help overcome challenges. 

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/ucs-women-in-leadership-nga-mareikura-auckland-registration-52551480894


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