Past Events


Entrepreneurship: a new idea?

Entrepreneurship: a new idea?


Posted By on Jun 22, 2015

‘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...

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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...

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Welcome Back High Tea

Welcome Back High Tea


Posted By on Mar 30, 2015

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...

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Dinner and Conversation


Posted By on Aug 12, 2014

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...

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Relaunch Celebration

Relaunch Celebration


Posted By on Aug 12, 2014

  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...

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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...

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