The Faculty of Engineering at Monash University is proud to host the IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit in Melbourne in 2022. Monash University’s Faculty of Engineering is a global top 100 Engineering school, and is one of the largest schools in Australia, renowned worldwide for the quality of its teaching, research and the calibre of its graduates. The Faculty is focused on research and education that delivers sustainable solutions for society’s global challenges: climate, energy, resources, food, infrastructure, transportation, water, health, communications and security.
Monash University is proactively ensuring the future of engineering is world-leading, inclusive and diverse. We are leading the way in advancing equity in Engineering.
Some of our achievements, briefly are:
- We have achieved an excellent recruitment record by having gender balanced shortlists for all of our selection processes.
- Our Faculty industry advisory boards now include 40% women.
- Monash University is one of the very few Australian Universities with an Athena Swan bronze award status, awarded through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Initiative.
- Monash Engineering established, along with like minded Deans and industry representatives, the Engineering for Australia taskforce, aiming to improve the gender representation in Engineers.
But there is much more to be done so come and join us to hear from experts in academia and industry and share your thoughts on this important issue.
Dr Cathy Foley AOCHIEF SCIENTIST OF AUSTRALIA
Prof Chennupati Jagadish ACPAST PRESIDENT, IEEE PHOTONICS SOCIETY
PRESIDENT, AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
Jane MacMasterCHIEF ENGINEER, ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA
Prof Bronwyn FoxCSIRO CHIEF SCIENTIST
Sally-Ann WilliamsCEO, CICADA INNOVATIONS
Dr Katie AllenFORMER MEMBER OF FEDERAL PARLIAMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSOR AND PAEDIATRICIAN
Dr Sue KeayROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY LEAD AT OZ MINERALS
CHAIR OF ROBOTICS AUSTRALIA
Lesley De GarisMANAGER OF FABRICATION, MATERIALS AND PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, BOEING AEROSTRUCTURES
Ange FergusonCHIEF TRANSFORMATION OFFICER, THOUGHTWORKS
Janelle DelaneyDELIVERY EXCELLENCE EXECUTIVE, IBM
Below is the program overview. Find out more details here.
|Time||Day 1||Day 2|
|9.00am – 11.00am||Welcome Address
Lesley De Garis
Cathy Foley AO
|11.00am – 11.30am||Morning Tea|
|11.30am – 12.30pm||Katie Allen||Sally-Ann Williams|
|12.30pm – 1.30pm||Lunch|
|1.30pm – 3.30pm||Panel Discussion: ‘How volunteering roles can advance your career’
|3.30pm – 4.00pm||Afternoon Tea|
|4.00pm – 5.00pm||Chennupati Jagadish AC||Conference close|
|5.00pm – 6.00pm||Networking Session|