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Creating Future Leaders Series Seminar 2

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Attention all 85 Broads members! The Faculty of Business and Economics is proud to present the second installment of its Creating Future Leaders Series with guest speaker Melodie Rosevear, CEO of Teach for Australia, on Tuesday 6 May, 2014. Title: ‘Melodie Potts Rosevear: Social Entrepreneur & Education Change-maker’ Date: Tuesday, 6 May Time: 5:30 – 6:30pm (followed by a 30 minute networking event, refreshments will be provided) Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Level 1, the Spot, 198 Berkeley Street Registrations Essential:...

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Women in Business: Newsletter article

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On Wednesday 26th of March, the 85 Broads Melbourne team were fortunate enough to meet with Jacqui Martin, the Director of the Sodona Consulting Group. One of our Marketing and Publications Officers, Mirella, sat down with her to discuss her work history, her perceptions of women in the workplace, and her advice for young women wanting to follow a similar path. Martin, who completed a four-year Bachelor of Education at the University of Tasmania, explained that this practical-based degree was very innovative at the time. From her first year...

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“Aspire to Lead” Workshop Series #1 – recap

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“Aspire to Lead” Workshop Series #1 – recap

On Tuesday, 25th of March at 12pm, 85 Broads Melbourne held our first workshop for the year within our ‘Aspire to Lead’ Women’s Leadership series. The workshop, based on the topic of ‘personal branding’, aimed to assist members in practising career development skills so as to foster the successful transition between university and the workforce upon graduation. Approximately 50 members attended to hear from Stephanie Hough, a Campus and Relationship Manager at PwC, our events sponsor. Hough began the workshop by defining the leadership gap...

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Creating Future Leaders Series Seminar 1

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Creating Future Leaders Series Seminar 1

Heads up to all 85 Broads members! The Faculty of Business and Economics is inviting all motivated and aspirational students to join their Creating Future Leaders Series seminar featuring Telstra 2013 Business Woman of the Year, Natalie Collard, Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Dairy Farmers Limited (ADF).   Title: ‘Inspiring Change: An Authentic Leadership Journey’ Date: Tuesday, 1 April Time: 5:30 – 6:45 (followed by a networking event, refreshments will be provided) Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Level 1, the Spot, 198...

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“Aspire to Lead” Workshop Series #3

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“Aspire to Lead” Workshop Series #3

Do you want to become an influential leader? Why not start by receiving some professional feedback from influential leaders themselves? As part of PwC’s Aspire to Lead workshop series, their final workshop – Receiving Candid Feedback and Coaching – is coming up. Graduate recruiter Stephanie Hough will deliver a valuable presentation, which highlights the importance of receiving feedback for professional improvement, utilising feedback constructively to maximise our influence and decision-making. Date: Monday 12th May Time: 12pm – 1pm...

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High Tea – recap

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High Tea – recap

Over 100 attendees, including more than 30 new members took time out of their day on Tuesday, March 11th to take part in our first networking event of the year. Located on Level 2 of The Spot, the idea for our High Tea event was conceived with the intent to provide our members with the opportunity to learn first-hand tips and advice about the recruitment process and internship experience. Members were able to hear about the experiences of current students who have recently completed internships and vacation work with firms such as ANZ,...

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O-Week Semester One 2014!

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O-Week Semester One 2014!

Visit our stall during O-week and pick up your 85 Broads show bag when you sign up with us for 2014! We’re looking forward to another inspirational year here at 85 Broads Melbourne with new and exciting events lined up and ready to go. Membership is only $5 and guarantees you free entry to our numerous events for the entire year with the opportunity to network and interact with guest presenters and industry greats as well as unlimited access to any invaluable workshopping sessions we...

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85 Broads End of Year Event – Beyond the Glass Ceiling

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85 Broads End of Year Event – Beyond the Glass Ceiling

  85 Broads Melbourne invites you to attend our End of Year Event; featuring prominent women from the workforce. This event aims to bring the year to a close and guests will have an opportunity to network and gain valuable insights from our speakers in a more social setting. Our speakers will consist of women who have been successful in both the professional industry and also those working in non-for-profit areas. They will will share their experiences and explore topics such as women in executive positions, work/life balance, the gender...

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Professional Development Workshop featuring Talent Forge

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Last Tuesday, 3rd September, 85 Broads welcomed speakers Brian Van and Trang Nguyen from Talent Forge to provide students with a Professional Development Workshop experience. Their invaluable advice came at a very relevant time for many of our attendees, who were in the midst of internship and graduate application processes. Talent Forge provided our audience with a broad overview of the entire recruitment process, ranging from interview do’s and don’ts to how to form an elevator pitch! Interview and general personal branding tips were...

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Spotlight Event: Kate Morris

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Spotlight Event: Kate Morris

85 Broads Melbourne is proud to present our Spotlight Event for Semester 2; featuring founder of AdoreBeauty.com Kate Morris. Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013 Time: 12.45 – 2.00 pm Venue: Graham Cornish Room A&B, Union House Similar to our Semester One Spotlight Event, the presentation will focus on the themes of women in business and entrepreneurship. Special guest, Kate Morris, developed the idea of selling beauty products online in 1999, while working part-time at cosmetic counters and studying a Bachelor of Business at Monash...

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