The power of collaboration to drive gender equity - panel session
Thursday 23 July
4pm - 5pm

In what will be an Australian Local Government first, we have four Local Government CEO champions for change joining us!
Hear what they will say about their efforts to achieve gender equity in their Councils

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Panelist: Andrew Day, CEO, Manningham City Council

Panelist: Tony Doyle, CEO, Knox City Council

Chair: Ruth McGowan

Ruth McGowan is a gender equality expert within the local government sector and is well-known as an advocate for women in politics. She authored the Victorian Government’s  Best Practice Guide for Gender Equity in Local Government and wrote the political campaign guide Get Elected.

Panelist: Samantha Taylor, Special Counsel, Russell Kennedy

Samantha is Deputy Co-Convenor and a Committee Member of the Russell Kennedy Women’s Network and Special Counsel in the Property & Development Team at Russell Kennedy. In her role on the RKWN, Samantha works to connect, develop and empower women within the firm, the legal profession and the community. 

Panelist: Domenic Isola, CEO, Hume City Council