6th Women in Emergency Services, Enforcement and Defence Leadership Summit

Pre-Summit Workshop: 9 April 2018
Summit: 10 & 11 April 2018
Post-Summit Workshop: 12 & 13 April 2018
Location: Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne

Working in Emergency Services, Enforcement and Defence requires the ability to handle pressure, manage stress and cultivate resilience through times of adversity. As a woman working in this space, it is critical to refine your skills, navigate unconscious bias, enhance diversity and recognise your value despite considerable under-representation at senior levels of leadership. The 6th Women in Emergency Services, Enforcement and Defence Leadership Summit gives you the opportunity to hear from influential leaders in the space, network with like-minded individuals and discuss how to thrive in critical conditions. This two-day event will discuss the unique challenges faced and deliver practical advice to reach new heights.


  • Navigate male-dominated environments  
  • Seize opportunities for career advancement  
  • Recognise your value as a leader  
  • Improve workplace culture through diversity


Featured speakers include:

  • Brigadier Leigh Wilton, Director General Personnel, Army,  Australian Army 
  • Rachel Houghton,  Acting Assistant Commissioner, Border Force Capability Division,  Australian Border Force 
  • Kelly Browne,  Director ICT and Chief Information Officer,  NSW Rural Fire Service 
  • Gordon Botwright,  Chief Executive Officer,  St John Ambulance Victoria
  • Eileen Armato,  Executive Director, Public Support Services Department,  Victoria Police


View the full speaker line up and program 

 Contact us:   

  • Book now with brochure code QC for a 10% discount! 
  • Event Brochure :  http://bit.ly/2FFAgmv 
  • Phone: +61 2 8239 9711
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