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Global Women's Leadership Forum

2014 Leadership Forum

Join us for the 2014 Global Women's Leadership Forum, 26-27 July, during the World Credit Union Conference in Gold Coast, Australia. Held in partnership with Australian Women in Mutuals (WIM), this all-day workshop will connect credit union women during an interactive leadership development session. This year's event will feature Dr. Louise Mahler, renowned expert on vocal intelligence, as the keynote speaker, and will include a working luncheon and global dialogue during roundtable discussions. In 2013, more than 100 high-level female leaders from around the world participated in the Leadership Forum. The 2014 Forum is open to Network members, including Australian and New Zealand women leaders. Thanks to our sponsors, this year's registration is only US $100 (+10% GST). To register, click here.

Annual Leadership Forum Features

The Leadership Forum draws members from all over the world and gives them the opportunity to connect face-to-face with women from other credit union movements. Held in coalition with the World Credit Union Conference, the five-day Leadership Forum activities kick-off with the Networking Reception on Saturday evening before the paramount Leadership Forum workshop on Sunday. Members stay connected Monday through Wednesday at the Network Lounge, where they meet up with their international colleagues in a casual environment. Join us for this unbeatable week of professional development and networking opportunities! Forum registration entitles you to attend the following activities:

  • Networking Reception: Taking place the evening before the Leadership Forum, this event invites our members, sponsors, donors and special guests to come together and recognize the winner of the prestigious Athene Leadership Award to a distinguished individual who has demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in the area of women's leadership in the global credit unionmovement.
  • Forum Workshop: This predominant members-only brings together members from around the world in an all-day workshop that emphasizes collaboration and fosters business relationships. It features a world-renowned keynote speaker, panel discussions on key issues facing women leaders in the industry, a luncheon, and a Knowledge CafĂ© with interactive breakout discussions focused on actionable takeaways.
  • Network Lounge: The lounge serves as the hub of the Network throughout the World Credit Union Conference by providing a gathering place for members to connect with each other throughout the week. Members can escape from the hustle and bustle of the conference by enjoying our couches and coffee at their leisure. Members are invited to bring a friend, access the internet, and expand your professional network.
  • International Sister Societies Workshop: Interested in bringing the Global Women's Leadership Network to your credit union community? Here you can learn about Sister Societies and meet women leaders that have already established local groups. Find out what members of the Network are doing around the world to make a difference in their own communities and how you can get involved.



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