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Community and resilience keys to female success

After a couple of years in which physical isolation became the norm for many Australian women, Women in Super’s 2022 Mavis Robertson International Women’s Day lunch provided a welcome reminder of the power generated when women work together. In fact, women supporting each other is a stronger driver of change than almost anything else, according to Suzi Chinnery of CARE Australia, who launched the aid agency’s Her Circle campaign at the Melbourne Mavis Robertson International Women’s Day lunch. “Women together are stronger and women supporting women is a fact of life globally,” she said.
  • April 12, 2022
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Felicia Trewin: Forging her own path in tech

Only a few years into Felicia Trewin’s career, she chose to leave technology behind as she felt too different. Today, she's AustralianSuper's Group Executive for Technology Services and Chief Information Officer. She shared how she did it at Women in Super and J.P. Morgan's latest Women in Leadership event.
  • October 6, 2021
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Why overcoming self-doubt is a crucial step on the path to leadership

The path to leadership requires putting yourself forward for new opportunities, according to Nicole Kennedy, who spoke at J.P. Morgan and Women in Super's latest Women in Leadership event. A passion for the industry helped Nicole Kennedy overcome self-doubts and a perceived lack of experience on her journey to becoming a leader in Australia's $3.3 trillion super sector. It was a lesson she learned early in her career, while working in a super fund call centre, before she eyed a pension and switch specialist role.
  • September 7, 2021
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Thea Blyth on more women leading

Women remain underrepresented in senior leadership despite outnumbering their male counterparts at graduate level. Thea Blyth looks at her career journey so far and the strategies that have helped her succeed and grow. Changing career paths and moving countries can be challenging at the best of times, let alone as a pandemic sends the world into lockdown. But that's the situation Thea Blyth found herself in after travelling from London to Sydney in early-2020 to take up a new role in the Platform Sales team within Securities Services at J.P. Morgan. "I still have clients that I haven't met in person, which has felt strange," she says. "But I know it's not unique to me and everyone's going through it."
  • August 11, 2021
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Spotlight on Anna Meares OAM

Anna Meares OAM has a 15 year career spanning four consecutive Olympics over which she collected 18 gold medals, 16 silver and 10 bronze at World, Commonwealth and Olympic levels. She is also the speaker at our upcoming Christmas Lunch in Sydney. Read this article to learn more about her and then secure your ticket.
  • November 11, 2018
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Spotlight On Deanne Stewart

Women in Super are pleased to be hosting Deanne Stewart as one of several mentors participating in our upcoming Speed Mentoring event on Thursday 28 June. With the upcoming retirement of First State Super’s longstanding CEO Michael Dwyer, Deanne will be stepping into the CEO role later this year. We caught up with Deanne to gain some pre-event insights into her leadership journey from Fullbright Scholar to CEO.
  • June 20, 2018
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