St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School The Aspiring Women in Business Conference Saturday, 23 May 2015 Supported by The conference aims to immerse high-achieving young women from throughout Queensland in business. Facilitated by academics from UQ Business School, industry representatives and St Aidan’s, the conference is aimed at girls in Years 10 to 12 wanting to continue their Business Education. Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm Price: $50.00 per person, includes speakers, morning tea and lunch Location: St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School, St Aidan’s Way Corinda (next to Corinda Rail Station) For more information visit www.aspiringbusiness.com.au or [email protected] St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School The Aspiring Women in Business Conference Keynote Speaker: Skye Anderton, Founder of Ruby Olive Jewellery Ruby Olive Jewellery and Accessories comes from the colourful imagination of founder Skye Anderton, the primary designer of the brand. Skye has been involved in the Jewellery and Fashion Accessory Industry for over 14 years, with experience in design, buying and product development. Based in London for 8 years, she moved back to Australia in 2010 and Ruby Olive was born. Ruby Olive is the namesake of Skye’s grandmother. Skye is a campaigner for international women’s rights and believes educating and empowering women in not only Australia but across the globe can significantly change the future for the better. She heavily supports The Hunger Project (a global project helping to end the cycle of poverty in developing nations) and Mummy’s Wish (an Australian charity supporting mums with cancer). In 2014 Skye won the Telstra Young Business Woman of the year (QLD) and was named one of Queensland’s Best and Brightest. Speakers & Topics from UQ Business School: Dr Sheranne Fairley – Senior Lecturer in Tourism; Dr Fairley’s research focuses on three major streams: sport and event tourism, volunteerism, and the globalization of sport. Dr Nicole Hartley – Lecturer in Marketing; Nicole is the academic advisor and mentor for the Community Engagement Program (CEP) open to all students focusing on business consultancy projects for not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises. Jemma King – Associate Lecturer in Management; Jemma is a current PhD student discussing the evolution of the Princess Polly brand from local to global. Dr Lance Newey – Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation; discussing the Social Entrepreneurship in Practice course challenging students to have to design, execute and incubate their own social enterprise with measurable social and financially sustainable impact. Professor Polly Parker - Professor in Leadership; Polly has established a national and international reputation in the fields of career management and development, peer coaching, leadership development, and human resource development.
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