Women in leadership - Mildura

Event status:

This event is now sold out. If you would like to have your details listed on the waiting list please contact the Mildura Campus on 03 5051 4000 or via email at m.reception@latrobe.edu.au and they will let you know prior to the event if a ticket becomes available.

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Wednesday 22 November 2017 06:00 pm until Wednesday 22 November 2017 07:30 pm (Add to calendar)
Rebecca Crossling
r.crossling@latrobe.edu.au; 03 5051 4000
Presented by:
La Trobe University in partnership with The Art Vault, Sunraysia Community Health Services, Mallee Family Care and Regional Partnerships Mallee
Type of Event:
Current Student: Undergraduate; Current Student: Postgraduate; Alumni; Community Event; Forum/symposium; Public Lecture; Public
$25 with all proceeds going to the Regional Women in Leadership Bursary

The second annual Women in Leadership event in Mildura offers a forum designed to stimulate a conversation around the topic of women in senior and leadership roles in business, government and community and explore types of leadership and different leadership journeys.

All monies from ticket sales goes to the Regional Women in Leadership Bursary.  The purpose of the fund is to provide bursaries to female La Trobe students in regional Victoria who are aspiring to leadership positions but are experiencing some disadvantage during the course of their studies.  Last year's event raised over $4,000 which was awarded to four Mildura students.

This event is proudly supported by The Art Vault, Mallee Family Care, Regional Partnerships Mallee and Sunraysia Community Health Services.

The event will conclude with refreshments and an opportunity for networking.

Our Chair

Amalia Di Iorio

Amalia Di Iorio is a Professor of Finance at La Trobe University with an active international research profile and numerous highly regarded publications.Amalia has a particular interest in women's financial literacy and other factors that influence positive outcomes for women.


Emma Germano

Emma Germano is the Managing Director of I Love Farms, President of the Victorian Farmers Federation Horticulture Group and a recipient of the Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarship.  She has been recognised as an emerging agricultural leader passionate about Australian farming and has appeared as a panel member on ABC's Q and A.  In April Emma launched her new business, a mobile app called 'hellofarmer' that assists farmers to recruit and induct farm labour, encouraging farm employment best practice.

Teresa Jayet

Teresa Jayet was appointed the CEO of Mallee Family Care in 2015.  Teresa has worked in the Human Services, Not-for-Profit Sector for more than 20 years.  Mallee Family Care is a multi-disciplinary agency providing service delivery for individuals and families that employs 230 staff and has a committed volunteer base of 300. In March 2017 Teresa was awarded a Scholarship from the Harvard Club of Victoria to attend Harvard University’s Business School.  The Scholarship saw Teresa study Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management in Boston and also undertake a study tour of North American community sector organisations.

Belinda Hudak

Belinda Hudak is the Principal of Mildura Senior College, a local senior high school of over 900 students and 100 plus staff.  The School is one of only a few Senior Colleges in the state, catering exclusively for Year 11 and 12 students. Passionate about state education and supporting young people to experience success, Belinda was appointed Principal in June of this year, having been on their leadership team for the past 15 years. Belinda also sits on the board of the Northern Mallee Local Learning Employment Network and is the Mallee representative on the Victoria Secondary State School Principals state-wide committee.


Brian Grogan Lecture Theatre

471 Benetook Avenue, Mildura ​



22nd Jun 2018 3:09pm

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