Business empowerment, leadership and career advancement for emerging and established women leaders

Women in Leadership Summit | Adelaide 
23 – 24 October 2019  

Do you want to grow in confidence to become a courageous and game-changing leader? Does it feel like you’re coming up against invisible barriers and you want steps to overcome them? We all want the same thing – more women equipped for leadership. So how do we get there? 

In 2013, the Women Leaders Institute was created to inspire action and drive change for emerging and established women leaders through business empowerment, leadership and career advancement opportunities. Join the community and find out more at

We heard you and have designed the global Women in Leadership Summit Series to bring together the most influential and brightest minds to advance women in leadership. 

Be part of the change at the 4th Annual Women in Leadership Summit Adelaide. Learn and be inspired by leading corporate and government leaders and engage directly with leadership and performance coaches in focused interactive sessions as you take your career to the next level and realise your leadership potential. 

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Featured Speakers

The Hon. Sandy Verschoor

Lord Mayor

The City Of Adelaide

Hon. Jing Lee MLC,

Assistant Minister to the Premier, Member of the Legislative Council

Government of South Australia

Michelle Dixon

CEO and Partner


Arefa Hassani

Advocate for Asylum Seekers and Refugees and Nominee for SA Young Australian of the Year 2019

Baba Mazari Foundation

Dr Bernadette Eckermann

Innovation Specialist, 2018 Winnovation Award Winer

South Australia Water

Van Tang



Sarah Hanson-Young

Senator for South Australia

The Greens South Australia

Catherine Sayer


Food South Australia

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Why Attend

  • Hear from some of SA’s most inspirational leaders on their personal anecdotes to becoming a leader and learn how you can too
  • Gain practical advice on improving workplace flexibility and equality
  • Sharpen your leadership skills in resilience, stress management, authentic leadership, and leading in an ever-changing environment. 
  • Learn to recruit, coach and mentor the best talent for your organisation. 
  • Embrace feminine leadership and own the strengths women bring to male-dominated industries. 
  • Realise the benefits of effective collaboration between leaders of all stages and ages
  • Network with like-minded leaders to share best practice strategies in taking your career to the next level.  

Who Should Attend

Regardless of gender or role – whether you are a board director, CEO, senior or middle manager, entrepreneur or young emerging leader, the Women in Leadership Summit Adelaide is a valuable platform of information, insights, and networking opportunities for you. 
  • CEOs, Directors, General Managers, Managers and Executives   
  • Human Resources Professionals, Recruitment and Talent Specialists  
  • Diversity and Inclusion Professionals  
  • Women Leadership Programme Managers  
  • Mentors, Mentorship Programme Managers, Sponsors, Coaches  
  • Changemakers championing diversity in the workplace including male allies and advocates 


Group Discounts




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Stamford Hotel Adelaide 

150 North Terrace, ADELAIDE SA 5000  

Conference: Terrace 1 and 2
Workshop: Barossa Room, Level 7

W: Please see the website here
T: +61-8 8461 1111 

With ten elegant Adelaide conference and event rooms, two of which offer natural light and views of Parliament House, Stamford Plaza Adelaide Hotel caters for any occasion.  

How to get there: 
Book our door-to-door airport transfer service to be greeted at Adelaide Airport by our professional chauffer driver who will pick you up and drop you to the Stamford Plaza Adelaide in a high class vehicle. 

Guest Self Parking is available at $25.00 per 24 hours. 
Valet parking is available for $40.00 per 24 hours.