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International Women's Day | Auckland

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Auckland War Memorial Museum

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Auckland, Auckland 1010

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Ticket price includes drinks and canapés
Entry to the museum is via the NORTH ENTRANCE/GRAND FOYER (the South Atrium Entrance will be closed)
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Global Women and PwC proudly present a nationwide speaker series inspiring us to create a better, more equal and inclusive world.

Hear five remarkable speakers from diverse backgrounds and industries as they share their personal perspectives on the theme #EachforEqual and how they are each contributing to a more balanced world.

Join us in Auckland and hear from:

Dr Anita Sands — Anita is a U.S. based board-director, author, and speaker. A former Fulbright Scholar, she holds a Masters in Public Policy and Management as well as a Ph.D. in Atomic and Molecular Physics. Anita spent a decade in leadership positions in financial services in Canada and the U.S. specialising in innovation and enterprise transformation. She then pivoted into the tech industry where she serves on the boards of two public companies—ServiceNow and Pure Storage—and private companies ThoughtWorks and AppBus. Described as a ‘force of nature’ with unique perspectives, Anita is also a vocal advocate for diversity and inclusion and has been honoured on many occasions for her contribution to business and social challenges. Originally from Ireland, Anita splits her time between San Francisco, New York, and Dublin.

Ziena Jalil A finalist in the global category of the New Zealand Women of Influence awards, Ziena Jalil regularly presents and advises on diversity and inclusion. A Consulting Partner for public affairs firm SenateSHJ while also running her own consultancy business, Ziena has previously spent 10 years in Asia, in the roles including New Zealand Trade Commissioner to Singapore, and Regional
Director (South and South East Asia) for NZTE. She has received several international awards for her work promoting New Zealand trade, investment and education in Asia.

Frank Olsson Born and raised in Sweden, Frank Olsson is the honorary Swedish Consul for Auckland, President of the NZ Europe Business Council, board member of the NZ Scandinavia Business Association and Chairman of the Auckland Chamber Orchestra. Frank has held a successful career in international finance, including city Treasurer for The City of Stockholm and high-profile roles at six international banks. Frank has just published a management book “Learning To Dance – Corporate Style” and is a renowned speaker and mentor on business leadership and gender equality.

Avalon Biddle Avalon is the New Zealand Supersport 600cc Champion – she made history as the first woman to ever win this coveted crown in Kiwi motorcycling in 2019. In a sport dominated by males, Avalon is showing the boys how it’s done. She has competed in Australia, Japan and Europe and has won the European Women’s Championship twice. Avalon’s love of racing was inspired by her Dad’s love of motorsport and when she turned 13 she began Junior Road Racing competitions and has never looked back. Outside of the track, Avalon is passionate about getting more females into riding and improving rider safety.

Angela Meyer Angela Meyer is the founder and co-director of Double Denim – a creative agency and consultancy specialising in Gender Intelligence, and in 2012 she co-founded the Ace Lady Network which has developed into a 7000 strong community of women - the online network promotes and advocates on gender equality and provides tangible resources for women to help them fight the status quo in their own workplaces. Angela has a long and proven track record for being an industry and community champion for Equal Pay and Gender Equality, and has twice been nominated for the Westpac Women of Influence Awards.

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Auckland, Auckland 1010

New Zealand

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