The National Higher Education Women’s Leadership Summit 2014

Strategies, Inspiration and Solutions for Current and Emerging Female Leaders’ Career Success in Higher Education

View the online agenda here:


  • Inspiring stories of transformational leadership
  • Practical solutions to common career challenges
  • Key strategies and skills to lead a diverse workforce in a complex and ever-evolving environment
  • Tactics to cultivate personal and team peak performance to support the advancement of women


  • Professor Jane den Hollander Vice-Chancellor
    Deakin University
  • Professor Ann Brewer Deputy Vice Chancellor, Strategic Management and Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Continuing Education and Sydney Learning Pty Ltd
    The University of Sydney
  • Professor Celia Hammond Vice-Chancellor
    The University of Notre Dame, Australia
  • Professor Jennelle Kyd Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost
    Swinburne University of Technology
  • Professor Gill Palmer Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic
    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
  • Professor Eeva Leinonen Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Education
    The University of Wollongong
  • Professor Denise Kirkpatrick Pro Vice-Chancellor, Student Experience
    The University of Adelaide
  • Professor Kim Langfield-Smith Pro Vice-Chancellor, Academic Performance
    Monash University
  • Professor Wai Fong Chua AM Pro Vice-Chancellor, Students
    The University of New South Wales
  • Professor Jennie Shaw Executive Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    The University of Adelaide
  • Professor Carolyn Evans Dean, Melbourne Law School
    The University of Melbourne
  • Professor Jill White Dean, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
    The University of Sydney
  • Professor Bernadine Van Gramberg Dean, School of Business
    Swinburne University of Technology
  • Associate Professor Kylie Message Head of School of Archaeology and Anthropology
    The Australian National University
  • Dr Nina Maadad Associate Head Learning and Teaching, School of Education
    The University of Adelaide

· Dr Carol Adams Director
Integrated Horizons
ProfessorMonash Institute of Sustainability


Women are still significantly underrepresented in senior level leadership across Australian Higher Education Institutions. While there has been some progression in recent years, a diverse array of obstacles still continue to make it difficult for women to access and acquire these leadership positions. The National Higher Education Women’s Leadership Summit 2014 addresses these challenges and provides practical strategies and solutions to both existing and emerging female leaders to enhance their leadership proficiencies and potential and meet their career goals.

Inspiring stories from female Higher Education leaders and expert leadership advice will provide delegates with a range of tactics and techniques to overcome common career obstacles, develop an effective leadership plan and create a personal and professional life that provides both success and satisfaction.

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