Women, leadership, careers and life: a leadership development workshop

Women, leadership, careers and life: a leadership development workshop - SOLD OUT

Date: Sunday 19th August
Time: 2.00pm - 3.30pm 
Location: Riverbank Room 2, Adelaide Convention Centre

Women, leadership, careers and life: A leadership development workshop. This is an exciting session for Early and Mid Career Female Clinicians and Researchers chaired by Vicki Clifton and presented by Helena Teede (former ESA Presidents).

The workshop will include a presentation on the evidence around barriers and enablers for women in leadership and career advancement for clinicians and academics, a brief series of case studies including from early- midcareer emerging leaders and an interactive workshop around leadership skills and strategies for career progression and life integration and balance.


 2.00 PM - Introductions, Vicki Clifton

 2.05 PM - Small group ice breaker (individual tables)

 2.15 PM - TED talk on taster on some of the evidence in Women in leadership, Helena Teede 

 2.30 PM - Small Group Work Reflections

 2.40 PM - Narratives from Panel Discussants

 2.55 PM - Leadership / Power - Journey narrative and role of mentors and how to find them, Helena Teede

 3.10 PM - Questions / Reflections on above and submitted questions - Panel Discussion 

 3.25 PM - Online Survey & One Small Yet Significant Action

Speaker biographies

CliftonProf Vicki Clifton
Professor Vicki Clifton is a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Research Fellow who is currently the Program leader of Mothers and Babies Theme at Mater Medical Research Institute in Brisbane Australia. Vicki was employed at the Robinson Research Institute, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health at the University of Adelaide from January 2008 to April 2015 after many years at the Mothers and Babies Research Centre in Newcastle, Australia. While at the Robinson Research Institute she was Director of Clinical Research at the Lyell McEwin Hospital in Adelaide, Australia (2009-2014) and leader of the Allergy Research Priority. Prof Clifton spent many years as Treasurer and then President of the Endocrine Society of Australia (2004-2013). She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and obtained a Diploma of Management from the University of Adelaide. Prof Clifton is internationally recognized for her research into the human placenta and is currently Editor of the Placenta Journal (2012-present). She is also an Executive member of the International Society of Endocrinology Board that oversees and supports the activities of the national societies of endocrinology in 80 countries around the world. Her current research focusses on the impact of maternal asthma and other health complications during pregnancy on placental function, fetal growth and childhood development. She has a specific interest in the sex specific differences in the fetal-placental response to a complication of pregnancy understanding the different strategies male and female fetuses institute to cope with an adverse event in pregnancy and how this ensures their survival in early life.

TeedeProf Helena Teede
Prof Teede is Executive Director of Monash Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre. She led the establishment and chairs the Australian Health Research Alliance. She is the Director of the Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, School of Public Health, Monash University, is an Endocrinologist at Monash Health and an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow. Prof Teede has held leadership roles in health care, research, translation, policy settings, and with the not for profit sector. She sits on the NHMRC Research Committee and is a member of the Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. Helena has formal training in leadership and has developed and led Women in Medicine and Women in Leadership programs for over a decade, to engage and support women in career advancement and leadership. She is the mother of two daughters and balances life with her husband who is also a clinician academic. She has been recognised for her mentoring and acknowledges this is one of the most rewarding aspects of her multifaceted role.

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