MINISTERIAL ROUNDTABLE: Public/Private Sector Partnerships Advancing Economic Opportunities for Women & Girls.

Women CEO Forum: Defining the Workplace of the Future

Panelists: Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, CEO & Managing Director, Mirvac Group, Ines Juste, CEO, Grupo Juste, Colleen Neville, CEO Te Arawa Group Holdings Ltd. and Maggie Henriquez, President & CEO, Krug Champagne moderated by Irene Natividad, President, Global Summit of Women

Male CEO Forum: Engaging Middle Management on Gender Diversity

Panelists: Brian Hartzer, Managing Director & CEO of Westpac, Zia Zaman, CEO of Lumen Lab, Metlife, Tim Reed, CEO of MYOB Inc. and Johnpaul Dimech, Regional Chairman, Asia Pacific, Sodexo moderated by Angela Mackay, Global Publisher, FT Live & Managing Director, Financial Times Asia Pacific & Hong Kong S.A.R.

Why Millennials are Critical to the 21st Century Economies

Cindy Hook, CEO, Deloitte Australia moderates session with panelists Holly Ransom, CEO, Emergent, Elise Apolloni, Managing Partner, Capital Chemist Wanniassa, & Alison Green, Founder and CEO, Pantera Press (CLICK HERE for more)

Megatrends: Globalism vs. Populism

Panelists: Ann Sherry, Co-Chair of Global Summit Host Committee and Chair of Carnival Australia; John Lydon, Managing Partner of McKinsey Australia and New Zealand; Paul Verschure, Research Professor of Catalan Institute of Advanced Studies; Irene Natividad, President of Global Summit of Women.

Global Women’s Leadership Awards Gala Dinner

Switzerland Will Host Global Summit of Women 2019

Switzerland is announced as the host of the 2019 Global Summit of Women in Basel: July 4th-6th, 2019

Global Summit of Women 2018 News Highlights

From Wall Street Journal
How to Get More Women in the Boardroom? Some Try Blunt Force
April 25, 2018

The pressure is on for companies around the world to put more women on their boards.

Diversity advocates have been making a business case for women in high-ranking roles for years. Now blunt-force measures, rather than financial arguments, appear to be moving the needle.

The U.S., once the leader in female directors, is lagging Europe where mandates have forced corporations to boost the ratio of women holding board seats.


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From Sky News
New research backs the push for quotas on female membership on boards
April 25, 2018

New research has backed the push for quotas on female membership of boards at the Global Summit for Women in Sydney.

Female government and industry leaders from 65 countries are meeting for the first time in Australia

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From SBS News
Renewed calls for gender quotas as female leaders meet in Sydney
April 26, 2018

As female leaders from around the world converged on Sydney for a three-day summit, a new report revealed the countries with the most women in top jobs.

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From Marie Claire
The Future is Now
May 2018

Ahead of this month’s Global Summit of Women, we asked three female CEOs to share their hopes and advice for the future…

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From The Deal (The Australian)
Q&A: Irene Natividad, president, Global Summit of Women
April 2018

American Irene Natividad is the president of the Global Summit of Women, which will run in Sydney from April 26-28. She spoke to The Deal’s editor Helen Trinca about leadership and the rise of women…

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From The Daily Telegraph
Sydney hosts Global Summit for Women for first time in 26 years
April 2018

Female government and industry leaders from 65 countries are meeting in Sydney today for the Global Summit for Women. It is the first time the event, described by organisers as the Davos for women, has been held in Australia for 26 years. Delegates from nations such as South Africa, China, Vietnam will meet with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and the Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer during a ministerial roundtable discussion.

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Vice President Flies to Australia for Global Summit of Women
April 2018

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh left Hanoi on April 22 evening for Australia to attend the 28th Global Summit of Women Summit (GSW) in Sydney, New South Wales state and conduct several bilateral activities from April 23-28.

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From The Australian
Women’s business summit says quotas are key
April 26, 2018

Quotas are the key to getting more women into corporate leadership roles and increasing the profitability of companies, the Global Summit of Women has found.

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From Tokyo to Sydney: Welcome to the 2018 Global Summit of Women

 Click HERE to see Australia’s Welcome to Summit Delegates