Auckland Women Accountants SIG 2021
The objective of the Woman CAs special interest group is to provide a forum where members can meet on a regular basis, interacting professionally and socially around an interesting and varied programme of speakers. This years series including Leadership, Governance, Investment, Environment and Wellness.
Available to attend in person and online.
This is a special interest group, run by members for the benefit of members, and we encourage you to join.
Also available on live webcast.
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Half-Year Purchase - July-Dec 2021
Casual Session Purchase
Thursday, 25 February - 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Creating a high-performance finance team
Presented by Helen Zink, Positive Growth Consulting Ltd
Thursday, 25 March - 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Tax update + Fraud - back to basics
Presented by Susan Tremlett, Managing Director, Arran Chartered Accountants Limited.
Second Speaker - Callum Hey, Senior Manager in the Technology Risk unit at Westpac New Zealand Limited.
Thursday, 20 May - 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Recent Developments in the Kiwi Economy - Presented by Jarrod Kerr, Chief Economist - Kiwibank
Learnings from COVID-19
Presented by Anthony Drake, Partner - Wynn Williams
Thursday, 26 August - 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Developing your governance career panel session Panellists
Ping Liu, Chief Risk Officer, UDC Finance
Melanie Boudet Hearn CA, MInstD, CEO, Bridgewest Finance NZ
Tayyaba Khan, Founder & CEO, Khadija Leadership Network
Nurain Janah, Senior Consultant - Turnaround & Restructuring Strategy, EY and Women Accountants SIG Committee Member
Thursday, 28 October - 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Forum discussion – lessons learned from business and professional leaders
Presented by Louise Unger ex BNZ & Ranjna Patel - QSM
Thursday, 3 December - 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Topic & Speaker - TBC
Topics for 2020
Thursday, 27 February - 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Women in Leadership
Presented by Sharn Rayner, Managing Partner of Business Advisory - POD/AdviceFirst.
Thursday, 2 July - 4.30pm - 6.30pm - Authentic Leadership - be true to yourself
Presented by Joan Mather, Director Mather Consulting & Kate Morton, Leadership Coach & Strategic Consultant at The Transformation Space
Thursday, 27 August - 4.30pm - 6.30pm - Developing your Personal Investment Portfolio
Presented by Dave Lucas, Authorised Financial Adviser & Hannah McQueen, Founder of enableMe
Thursday, 22 October - 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Macro Economics and the current global trends
Presented by Frank Olsson
Thursday, 12 November - 4.00pm - 5.00pm - Sharesies' story
Presented by Hannah Bennett, Internal Operations Manager and Company Secretary at Sharesies
Thursday, 3 December - 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Wellness made really simple - A practical talk for the busy professional
Presented by Faye Lawand, NZ's Trusted Internal Conflict Resolution Expert
Topics Covered in 2019:
Thursday 21 February - Bridging the Gender Gap in Technology
An informative panel session on bridging the gender gap in technology.
Dr Lesley Gardner, Associate Professor - University of Auckland.
Kristen Lunman Director - Hatch
Angela Myers - Co-founder of Double Denim
Thursday, 2 May - 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Gaining your financial freedom
Emma Mclean, Emma Mclean Coaching - Happiness or Financial Freedom. Is Having Both Just A Dream?
Peter Lee, C2C Partners - The Long Walk of Life: Seven Steps to Achieving your Goals and Making Work Optional
Thursday, 4 July - 7am - 9am - Entrepreneurship in a Digital Age - Panel Discussion
Christine Woods - Icehouse + Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, University of Auckland
Miriana Lowe - Founder 1Centre
Mitali Purohit - Network manager Icehouse & ArcAngels
Thursday, 29 August - 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Economics and Tax Update
Tax Updates - Presented by John Cuthbertson, Tax Leader, CA ANZ
New Zealand Economic - Presented by Anne Boniface, Senior Economist, Westpac.
Thursday, 24 October - 7am - 9am - Developing your personal brand
Succeeding as a Woman in a Man's World - Presented by Catherine Newton
Creating an Authentic Personal Brand - Presented by Ritika Singh
Thursday, 5 December - 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Good Nutrition in a Corporate Lifestyle
Presented by Emma Wylie, Nutritionist - My Food Bag
Topics covered in 2018:
Thursday 22 February - Pathways to Directorship
An informative panel session on Pathways to Directorship, facilitated by Kirsten Patterson, Chief Executive at Institute of Directors, joined by the following panelists;
Henri Eliot, Founder & CEO at Board Dynamics
Rachel Hopkins, Establishment Board Member at The Women's Fund
Deirdre Mellamphy, Financial Consultant, Oceanus Limited
Thursday 3 May - Economic & Tax Update
The Economic & Tax Update was provided by John Cuthbertson, Tax Leader, Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand and Kim Mundy, Economist, ASB Bank.
Thursday 28 June - Mindfulness/ Resilience
An informative session on Mindfulness and Resilience was given by Carli Dillen (Resiliensce) and Kristina Cavit (Mindfulness).
Thursday 30 August - Cyber Security/ AI
An informative session on Cyber Security and AI was given by:
Philip Whitmore, KPMG – Cyber Security
Janine Jackson, Suncorp NZ - AI
Nicola Debezancon-Ballaigues, Suncorp NZ - AI
Jonathan Cain, Suncorp NZ – AI
Thursday 25 October - Leadership in a Diverse World
An informative panel on leadership & diversity was given by:
Lauren Peate, Ally Skills NZ
Rob Campbell, Chairman SKyCity Board
Wyndi Tagi, WE Accounting
Thursday 6 December - The Secrets of Success
A Q&A style event was held with Nick Roberts, CEO, Momentum Consulting Group and Caroline Rawlinson, CFO, Trade Me where they had a Q&A style conversation with each other where they shared stories on their journey, secrets and lessons charting their rise to senior roles.
Topics covered in 2017:
Thursday 23 February
Ranjna Patel, Founder and Director of Nirvana Health Group and winner of the 2016 Deloitte Top 200 Visionary Leader Award
Thursday 4 May - Resilience in the Workplace:
Aurelie Le Gall, Business Director, Corporate Divisions, Hays
Thursday 29 June - Panel Discussion: Emerging Women Entrepreneurs
Theresa Gattung, leading New Zealand Business personality and author of the best-selling autobiography Bird on a Wire.
Kendall Flutey, founder of Banquer App
Debbie Chester, founder of RimPro-Tec
Angie Judge, founder of Dexibit
Thursday 31 August - Economic Update & Tax
Tony Alexander, Chief Economist, BNZ
Lindsay Ng, Senior Tax Advocate, Chartered Accountants ANZ
Thursday 26 October - Personal Finances - managing mortgages, retirement, kids and moneyHannah McQueen, founder of EnableME
Thursday 7 December - Thoughts about Things
Michele A'Court, international stand-up comedian.
Ground Floor, Carlaw Park
12-16 Nicholls Lane
Rolanda van Amsterdam
Topic: Member Regional Events
Sub-Topic: Special Interest Group
Proficiency Level: All
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