Diversity Speakers

Nova Peris OAM

Nova Peris-Kneebone is a versatile Australian athlete who has succeeded in both the sporting arenas of field hockey and track and field. She became the first Australian Aboriginal Athlete to ever win an Olympic Gold Medal on the hocky field. She later switched to athletics and contested the 1998 Commonwealth Games and 2000 Olympic Games. Nova has since worked in many roles supporting the indi ...

Rachael Robertson

Rachael Robertson (CSP, MBA) is a former Antarctic expedition leader, Chief Ranger and leader with 20 years of ‘extreme’ leadership experience. She is a best-selling author and leadership guru whose talents are in great demand from leading organisations around the globe. As only the second female to lead a team to Davis Station in Antarctica she managed a diverse group of up to 120 peop ...

Speakers for International Women's Day 2024

International Women’s Day 2024 celebrates the leaders and changemakers who are redefining innovation – creating new social, economic and cultural codes for a gender-equal future. These are the speakers who are breaking down barriers with bold and innovative ideas, closing the divide and paving the way for future generations.

Their empowering stories of determination and resilience are guaranteed to inspire and captivate your audience.  Let us connect you with some of these speakers. Planning for your International Women’s Day event starts now!

Stan Grant

Stan Grant is an esteemed journalist and broadcaster with a prolific career spanning over 25 years across more than 70 countries. His roles have included ABC Federal Political Correspondent, London-based European Correspondent for the Seven Network, and China Correspondent for CNN in Beijing. As the International Affairs Analyst for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Stan has covered significant global events from the release of Nelson Mandela to the war in Iraq, earning him multiple prestigious awards including the Columbia University Du-Pont and the U.S. Peabody Award.

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