Join our #choosetochallenge International Women’s Day Event 2021

This year, to celebrate International Women’s Day, Astrolabe Group is hosting a virtual Lunch & Learn. Bring your own lunch and join us online for an invigorating discussion!

Join us on Friday 5 March from 12.30pm AEDT.

You can register for this free event here 

Opening with a welcome from Aboriginal woman, Lauren Drayton, the session will be a facilitated discussion led by Astrolabe’s emerging leader, Belinda Jackson. We’re excited to explore this year’s theme for International Women’s Day #ChoosetoChallenge

Our speakers will explore how they break the stereotype or challenge their non-traditional roles and respond to questions from the audience. You’ll hear from:

Somali Cerise, Program Director STEM, Champions of Change

Somali Cerise is a human rights and gender equality expert with a global profile. She believes the challenges presented by COVID make the pursuit of gender equality an urgent priority.

Natasha Luschwitz, Executive Director, Strategic Coordination Branch, Department of Premier & Cabinet

2020 was a year of significant challenges for all, beginning with the bushfire crisis in NSW and closely followed by COVID-19. Natasha has brought together senior leaders from across government agencies to support the establishment of the Disaster Recovery Office.

Claire Beattie, Executive Director, Partnerships , School Infrastructure NSW

Claire is a proud Aboriginal woman and an experienced leader who loves the challenge of delivering complex projects. Claire was a Finalist in the Premier’s Awards for Driving Public Sector Diversity, and a Finalist in both the Australian of the Year Award and Young Australian of the Year Award. 

Cathy Hayes, Head of Client and Strategy Building NSW & ACT, CPB Contractors

With a combination of an MBA (Exec) with a long architectural career and more than 25 years’ experience in the design and construction industry, Cathy is a customer experience focused strategist that enjoys solving complex problems.

Make your own #choosetochallenge pledge for International Women’s Day
How will you #choosetochallenge yourself this year?
We are also encouraging people to head to our online pledge board and commit to yourself for 2021. To continue the conversation to challenge and inspire, we will be sharing some of these pledges at our event.