2022 Women's Agenda Leadership Awards

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Get inspired. Hear from legendary women in leadership. And celebrate the winners of the Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards at our Leadership Lunch in Sydney!

Over drinks and a two course meal at one of Sydney’s best venus, we’ll deliver a program that’ll leave you, your clients and teams feeling optimistic, elevated and excited about the year ahead – as well as with some inspiration and tips to take into your own work and leadership.
The Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards is our premier event on Women’s Agenda, and as such regularly sells out well in advance.

Event MC - Kirsty Webeck

This year’s Women’s Agenda Leadership Award will be MC’d by Australian comedian, actor, writer, speaker and presenter, Kirsty Webeck. Kirsty wins fans and hearts everywhere she goes with her upbeat and relatable brand of comedy that is often described as playful, light-hearted and fun. A gifted storyteller, she has a natural ability for turning the mundane into the hilarious and has quickly become one of the most popular Australian comedians in the industry. 

OUR PANELISTS

MARINA GO

Marina Go is a leading Independent Chair and Non-executive Director, with more than 25 years creating and building commercially successful brands that connect deeply with consumer groups across digital print channels. She started her career in print magazines, and rose to become Editor of Dolly, before climbing through the ranks of publishing to become CEO of Private Media (and founding Publisher of Women’s Agenda) and GM of Hearst-Bauer Media. Marina’s current directorships include the ASX listed Autosports Group, as well as Energy Australia, 7-Eleven and Transurban. She is also Chair of Adore Beauty and Netball Australia.

AMINATA CONTEH-BIGER

Aminata Conteh Biger is the Founder & CEO of the Aminata Maternal Foundation. A former refugee from Sierra Leone, she is a Special Representative for Australia United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Aminata is also an author; her debut book, Rising Heart, was published in 2020 by Pan Macmillan Australia. Granted refugee status in 2000, Aminata became one of the very first Sierra Leonean refugee women to settle in Australia. In April 2021, Aminata was the recipient of the Women’s Agenda Agenda Setter of the Year Award for her arduous work with the AMF. She was the Keynote speaker at the momentous 2021 Women’s March 4 Justice in Canberra, and recently spoke at the National Press Club.

Senator Katy Gallagher

Senator Katy Gallagher is the Minister for Finance and Minister for Women in the current Albanese Government. She was formerly the 6th Chief Minister of the ACT from 2011 to 2014, and has been an ACT Senator since the 2019 federal election. Senator Gallagher previously worked as a social worker and union organiser.