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Women in Business Conference 2020 - On Demand

Are you ready to make a difference in your organisation? Follow in the footsteps of the fearless women who are breaking the mould and learn how mindfulness and courageous leadership played a major part in their journey.

The Women in Business Conference 2020 Online is available on demand, showcasing speaker presentation and Q&A sessions. Please be aware that the on-demand recording is a shortened version of the love conference, as some of our sessions were not available to be recorded.


Our inspirational and high-achieving professional leaders will take to your screens to share practical tips on how to build confidence, be more strategic with your decision making, improve personal presence and maintain your authenticity.


Gain a unique insight into the journey of the women who have become leaders of their industry and learn how to leverage and develop your own authentic leadership and emotional intelligence skills.


Topic highlights

  • Strategic focus – putting first things first
  • Communication and interpretation – because communication is always the key
  • Women in Boards and in Executive leadership
  • Innovative, flexible and creative thinking made easy
  • Executive presence, influence and authenticity


Boost your CPD by up to 5.5 hours and enjoy our Women in Business Conference 2020 Online.

Who should register?

This on demand conference is relevant for all those who want to be inspired to make a difference in their organisation. Senior leaders and key decision makers, professionals in middle leadership roles and aspiring women from a range of industries and professional backgrounds.


What can you expect from the programme?

  • Gain an understanding of the value of authentic leadership
  • Develop skills to communicate verbally and non-verbally
  • Learn about the issues and benefits of diversity and inclusion
  • Build on your ability to influence, engage and empower others
  • Learn about strategic influence and the importance of strategy
  • Enjoy a digital experience and hear from our keynote speakers through our on demand offerings.

Please note: Registrants will be sent additional instructions on how to access the on-demand conference.

Conference open and welcome - Caren Rangi ONZM, FCA


Strategic Focus – putting first things first - Alicia McKay


Innovative, flexible and creative thinking made easy - Petris Lapis

Communication and Interpretation – because communication is always the key - Steph Holloway


Panel – Women on Boards and in Executive Leadership

Julia Fink FCA, Kirsten Patterson, Caren Rangi ONZM, FCA, Helen Wiseman CA, Nicola Taylor, Jennie Wyllie CA


Executive presence, influence and authenticity - Mariette Rups-Donnelly


Conference close - Caren Rangi ONZM, FCA


View our full programme here.

Alicia McKay

Strategy and Change Expert

Author of ‘From Strategy to Action: A Guide to getting Shit Done in the Public Sector,’ Alicia is a facilitator, coach and speaker, who helps teams and leaders to make tough choices and keeps things simple for real impact and influence.


Julia Fink FCA

CFO, Upper Hutt City Council

Julia stepped into local government 18 months ago after working for DIA Charities Services helping to get the charitable sector up to speed with the public benefit entity financial reporting standards introduced in 2016. In 2019 Julia received the Institute of Directors Wellington Branch Emerging Director Award.


Mariette Rups-Donnelly

Expert in executive presence and critical authority

Mariette is an executive presence, influence and leadership speaker whose presentations filled with humour, action and practical takeaways make her stand out among other experts in this field.


Steph Holloway

Coach and expert Communicator, Elemental Potential

Steph, an expert in communication, provides practical solutions to create consistent communication so that you can run your business more smoothly. Incorporating the importance of body language as a form of communication, so that you can read between the lines and see things that others don’t see.


For the full list of speakers, click here.

Important information:

To keep up to date and review our FAQ’s visit our face-to-face event update page on our website.


Topic: People & Leadership

Sub-Topic: Building Knowledge, Leadership, Personal Effectiveness

Format: Recorded Event

Proficiency Level: All

CPD: Upto 5.5 hours