La Trobe Women in Business presents Not Just Lucky, Melbourne
Nov
29
11:30 AM11:30

La Trobe Women in Business presents Not Just Lucky, Melbourne

Jamila Rizvi says that Australian women are suffering from a crisis of confidence about work, captives to a voice inside their heads that says they’re not good enough. Jamila is a writer, presenter and commentator, appearing regularly on The Project, 3AW, Today, ABC Melbourne, The Drum, Radio National and Q & A. Over lunch she shares her insights and inspirations and helps you find the courage to stop calling yourself lucky. Tickets available here. 

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Tea with Jam and Clare (with special guests Cal Wilson and Claire Hooper)
Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

Tea with Jam and Clare (with special guests Cal Wilson and Claire Hooper)

Join Jamila Rizvi and Clare Bowditch for an afternoon of honest conversation and song, exploring the subject of female friendships, with another pair of best buddies, comedians Cal Wilson and Claire Hooper. Cal and Claire are some of Australia’s best known and loved funny people; together they will make the perfect pre-Christmas treat. Tickets available here.



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Sep
5
7:30 PM19:30

Future Women: Maxing your maternity leave, Melbourne

Nothing about having a baby is expected, including the monumental impact that starting a family has on your career. In this session we’ll cover off on all the important stuff like how to fund your maternity leave, your rights at work and the dreaded difficulties of returning to the office. Our panel of inspiring and honest working mums will also give insights into how they juggle their busy competing interests (and also what happens when those balls come crashing down in a heap on the floor). Mamas and working mamas-to-be? We’re all in this together. FW editor-at-large Jamila Rizvi, will lead a discussion with Prue Gilbert from Grace Papers, Alys Gagnon from The Parenthood and Jessica Smith, former Paralympian and motivational speaker. Click here for tickets. 

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Aug
1
8:30 AM08:30

YWCA She Leads Conference 2018, Canberra

The She Leads program is a leadership pathway for women, including female-identifying and non-binary people, who are looking to explore and develop their leadership potential. Through the She Leads program, the next generation of women leaders, from all sectors and industries, are being equipped with the skills and confidence they need to further their potential. Details here.

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Jul
27
12:30 PM12:30

Australian Institute of Family Studies conference, Melbourne

The Australian Institute of Family Studies is the Australian Government’s key research body in the area of family wellbeing. Every two years, the conference offers unrivalled opportunities to mix with leading thinkers, decision-makers and researchers across a range of sectors and disciplines who are dedicated to improving the lives of families. Join us for three days to boldly explore the challenges, promising ideas, and exposure to what works for families (and what doesn’t!) More details here.

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Jul
25
1:30 PM13:30

Women's Leadership Symposium, Melbourne

The Australian Women's Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. Held annually, in every state and territory, the Symposiums have been running for over ten years and have become the most highly attended women's leadership events in the country. Tickets available here.

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Jul
22
2:00 PM14:00

Tea with Jam and Clare (and Yassmin Abdel-Magied)

Join Jamila Rizvi and Clare Bowditch for an afternoon of honest conversation and song, exploring themes of identity, belonging and the people and places that make us feel like home. This is the third instalment of Tea with Jam and Clare and the girls will be joined by a woman who is briefly returning home, special guest writer, activist and engineer Yassmin Abdel-Magied. Tickets available here.

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Jul
3
1:00 PM13:00

Bastow Emerging Leaders' Conference, Melbourne

Bastow’s inaugural Emerging Leaders Conference has been designed to challenge and inspire aspiring and emerging school leaders. Keynote speakers will challenge the assumptions many people hold about leadership roles and our expert practitioners will inspire you to develop the courage and capabilities to take the next step in your career. More information is available here.

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Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

The Problem with Women and Power, Sydney

Diversity in business leads to higher returns and can lead to better decision-making, yet in order to rise to the top of their field, we’re still telling women to act more like men. In this panel we’ll tackle big issues around what it really means when women are in positions of power. Host Jamila Rizvi is joined by Claire Braund, Hugh Marks, Kim Brennan and Nareen Young. Tickets and more details available here.

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Jun
22
2:20 PM14:20

Women's Leadership Symposium, Sydney

The Australian Women's Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. Held annually, in every state and territory, the Symposiums have been running for over ten years and have become the most highly attended women's leadership events in the country. Tickets available here.

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May
31
7:00 PM19:00

Sydney Launch: The Motherhood

  • RJ Wallace Performing Arts Centre, Sydney (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What secrets do you wish you’d known about life with a newborn? Jamila Rizvi, editor of The Motherhood, leads a lively and honest discussion with contributors Kumi Taguchi, Holly Wainwright, Suzi Bayes-Morton and Sarah Harris. Tickets available soon.

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May
25
7:00 PM19:00

Feminist Writers' Festival

 The Feminist Writers Festival’s opening night gala will feature leading writers looking to the past, present and future, as they ruminate on the feminist texts that have made an impact on Australia’s cultural landscape. Jamila Rizvi joins Evelyn Araluen, Alison Croggon, Alison Evans, Foong Ling Kong and Ann-Marie Priest. Tickets available here.

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May
4
to May 6

Sydney Writers' Festival

  • Sydney Writers' Festival, Sydney (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Jamila will be appearing at several events as part of the 2018 Sydney Writers' Festival. Highlights include Jamila's interview with Manal Al-Sharif, author of 'Daring to Drive' and the always popular People of Letters. Details and tickets available here.

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Apr
30
6:30 PM18:30

Stories from Early Motherhood

Readings are thrilled to bring you a panel of women that will not hold back on telling it how it is. Based on Jamila Rizvi’s new book The Motherhood, in which many of Australia’s favourite women share what they wish they’d known about life with a newborn, join us for the biggest mothers’ group of all time with Jamila Rizvi, Clare Bowditch, Kara Keys and Clementine Ford. Tickets available here.

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