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Dinner and Conversation 2015

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Dinner and Conversation 2015

Connect Learn Invest. Come along to the inaugural Ellevate Melbourne ‘Dinner and Conversation’ event! At this event, we’re aiming to further connect our members with industry professionals. Enjoy a sit-down dinner with six of the industry’s most talented female businesswomen at Ellevate Melbourne’s inaugural “Dinner and Conversation” event. Our guests will be announced closer to the date. This evening will enable you to network and obtain advice one-on-one from these leaders, and gain an insight into the non...

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Entrepreneurship: a new idea?

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Entrepreneurship: a new idea?

‘Entrepreneurship: a new idea’ allowed us to focus on one of our key aspects: entrepreneurship. This event, moderated by two of our committee members, allowed our members to hear from guest speakers. They each shared their own insights and life journeys of starting their own businesses. From Naked Ambition, we welcomed Fiona Triaca and Erica Davis, from TGA Graduate we welcomed Sarah Ng and from Christo Partners we welcomed Peter Christo. Our members were able to listen to their stories (both personal and about their businesses)...

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Professional Development Workshop 

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Professional Development Workshop 

Our guests, Jessica Bartollota and Nicola Corner from the Chartered Accountants Australian and New Zealand presented about professional development. Attendees were able to learn about resume writing and interviewing processes. These skills are so valuable in internship interviews and allowed our members to gain workplace tips. This event was particularly interesting, as we ended by holding mock interviews where members were able to test out the skills that they have learnt whilst getting practical advice from our guests. We hope that you all...

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Entrepreneurship Event

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Entrepreneurship Event

This is an exciting new event, taking place on Tuesday May 12th which will give you an idea, insight and advice about building a business. Our entrepreneurship events aims to provide students with more practical perspectives on leadership, drawing on the experiences of entrepreneurs from a variety of fields. Our guests will each give a presentation on their experiences, followed by an open discussion to give members the opportunity to learn more about entrepreneurship, as well as the chance to ask questions. This interactive format should...

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MEET US

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MEET US

You’ve eaten our macarons and cakes so wouldn’t it be nice to see who made them (or in some cases bought them)…it’s time to meet us in a more casual setting. The Ellevate committee would love to connect with you and get to know what you’re interested in!   This year we want to start with you. We’re here to support you with your dreams. By building a network of support, you can also ask us about our experiences with uni, talk about lectures and tutes… Or even just having a fun and chill way to hang out with us over breakfast. At...

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Welcome Back High Tea

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Welcome Back High Tea

On Tuesday, the 17th of March, the luck of the Irish was in our favour because we were lucky enough to meet some of our new members and reconnect with old members at our Welcome Back High Tea! Our keynote speaker Elise Margetts, who hails from The University of Melbourne, undertook a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology. After completing a PhD in Psychology and interning at Harvard University, she is now working at Empirica as a market researcher. She gave us sound advice about navigating our undergraduate degrees, addressed fears and...

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Dinner and Conversation

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Come along to the inaugural Ellevate Melbourne ‘Dinner and Conversation’ event! Enjoy a sit-down dinner with six of the industry’s most talented female businesswomen at Ellevate Melbourne’s inaugural “Dinner and Conversation” event. Our guests for the evening include: – Sheryl Thai (Cupcake Central, League of Extraordinary Women) – Jacqui Martin (Director of the Sodona Consulting Group) – Jill Storey (Partner at Deloitte) This evening will enable you to network and obtain advice one-on-one from these...

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Relaunch Celebration

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Relaunch Celebration

  To celebrate the rebranding of our society and the start of Semester Two, you are invited to Ellevate Melbourne’s (formerly known as 85 Broads) high tea launch event! Come along to meet our committee/club members, learn more about the Ellevate global network, and enjoy some freshly baked treats.DATE: Tuesday, 19th of AugustTIME: 12pm-2pmWHERE: Level 2 Student Lounge, The Spot RSVP on FacebookPlease note that this is a members only event. If you are not currently a member, you may sign up on the day.    ...

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“Aspire to Lead” Workshop Series # 3 – recap

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“Aspire to Lead” Workshop Series # 3 – recap

On Monday, the 12th of May, 85 Broads Melbourne held their final workshop for the ‘Aspire to Lead’ Women’s Leadership series and the last event for the semester. Graduate recruiter and Campus and Relationship Manager at PwC, Stephanie Hough introduced us to Penny Cooper, the Director of International Assignment Services and a part of the PwC team for 15 years. Stephanie set the stage with a quick recap of the previous events, quizzing the audience on their opinions on the leadership gap between males and females and also asking thought...

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“Aspire to Lead” Workshop Series # 2 – recap

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“Aspire to Lead” Workshop Series # 2 – recap

Despite the rain and sullen skies, we had a great turnout in our second workshop held on Tuesday 29th April. Stephanie Hough, Campus and Relationship Manager at PwC, welcomed attendants and introduced them to Kaajri Vaughan, a Senior Manager in Tax and Private Clients at PwC Melbourne. Stephanie started off by refreshing attendants’ memories of some of the material covered from the first workshop with another pop quiz on female leadership. Bonus question for those who were not able to make it: do you think the advancement of women in...

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