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International Women's Day | Wellington

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

55 Cable Street

Wellington, 6011

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Global Women and PwC present a nationwide speaker series inspiring us to create a better working world. The series will bring people together to mark International Women’s Day and celebrate diverse female role models. Our influential speakers will share their inspiring and very personal stories of the challenges they have faced.

Join us as we drive forward #BalanceForBetter.

Our speakers at this event are:

Rachel Leota – Acting Chief Executive, Department of Corrections

Rachel leads a workforce of nearly 9,000 people who manage around 10,000 people in prison and 30,000 people serving sentences or orders in the community. Throughout her 14 year career with the Department of Corrections she has been involved in developing and implementing many changes and policy initiatives within the wider justice sector.

Stacey Shortall – Partner, MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Stacey is a litigation partner at the MinterEllisonRuddWatts law firm, with more than 20 years’ experience handling significant litigation and regulatory matters. In 2018 Stacey was named as New Zealand’s Disputes Star of the Year at the annual Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards.

Golriz Ghahraman – MP, Green Party

Golriz Ghahraman MP is an Iranian-born New Zealand politician and member of Parliament. The former United Nations lawyer was a child asylum seeker, and became the first refugee elected to New Zealand's Parliament.

Gaylene Preston – Writer, Director and Producer

Gaylene Preston’s exceptional career has spanned more than three decades. An innovative writer, director, and producer, Gaylene has proven that it is possible to live in New Zealand and contribute New Zealand stories to global cinema, and her award-winning work has screened extensively at international festivals including Venice, Sundance, Toronto.

Tui Te Hau – Director of Public Engagement, National Library of New Zealand

Tui is a senior Maori woman leader with extensive experience in the public and private sector. She was instrumental in building the world’s first business accelerator for the culture sector - Mahuki located within Te Papa, New Zealand's National Museum.

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