EY Women in Public Sector Leader Series

Virginia will be Guest Speaker at EY events in Perth and Adelaide, addressing a selection of key public sector leaders in each city on the topic “Navigating Gender Diversity without Disruption? Think again!” EY Perth, Adelaide

WGEA Gender Equality 2016 Scorecard launch and ABC TV broadcast

As a committee member of Women in Media, Canberra, Virginia will host the much anticipated launch of the Federal Government’s Gender Equality Scorecard 2016 and address by Libby Lyons, CEO of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. National Press Club

IPAA 2016 ACT Conference: Thinking Big; MC/Panel Facilitator

This year’s Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) ACT Conference will feature several keynote speakers including Catherine Livingstone, President BCA; Journalist George Megalogenis; Frances Adamson, Sec DFAT; Michelle Guthrie, MD ABC; Glenys Beauchamp, Sec Dept of Innovation and Industry; Helen Sullivan, Dir Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU; Finn Pratt, Sec Dept of Social Services Hotel Realm, Barton, Canberra

ANZSOG Executive Fellows Program: Political Panel

For the fourth year running, Virginia will facilitate a high level panel of politicians; political journalists and Senior APS Executives in a flagship event for the Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) Executive Program. The theme for discussion will be ‘The role of Senior Public Servants in the political context: how to survive and thrive in the service of Government’. Melbourne Business School, Carlton

UN Women International Women’s Day Lunch

This will be the 8th year in which Virginia has hosted the International Women’s Day, Canberra celebration on behalf of UN Women National Committee Australia. Virginia has served two terms on the board of UN Women Australia, following her election in 2010. National Convention Centre, Canberra

Creating Our Future Cities: EY and Grattan Institute Global Symposium

EY and Grattan Institute, in collaboration with national and international leaders, will host a unique forum to bring together Australian CEO’s, public sector leaders and influential voices to tackle the key issues vital to building our future cities, both socially and economically. Park Hyatt, Sydney