Investing in Women Luncheon – Monday 20 May – Melbourne

Womens Network

How are you Investing in Women?

Women’s Network Australia, in partnership with Lander & Rogers, invites you to share a light lunch and panel discussion as we focus on this critical question.

Speakers include:

Amy Crookes, who plays a key role in EY’s global procurement team, driving supplier diversity and inclusion, and ESG – with an emphasis on increasing procurement opportunities for women and First Nations businesses. She is a firm believer in Investing in Women, particularly entrepreneurs. Amy will share her personal and professional insights gained through 18 years with EY, and address the question of what more needs to be done to accelerate progress and lift women up!

Malia Forner is a Partner at EY, specialising in Government & Investment Incentives. She is the EY Oceania Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ Leader and Regional Director of EY Entrepreneur of the Year™. Both these unique programs celebrate, connect and support entrepreneurs as they unlock their ambitions. Malia is also a Board Member with Apropela (formerly Heads Over Heels), supporting female entrepreneurs in growing their companies more quickly and efficiently through valuable connections.

Marion Mays, WNA Ambassador for Finance, Money & Property and a Certified Money Coach. With an extensive professional background in Banking, Consumer Lending, Debt and Asset Recovery, Financial Services and Property, Marion is a passionate advocate for the prevention of domestic abuse and the rights of women and children and works with women to develop their financial literacy and wealth.

Our MC for this event is WNA’s Ambassador for Boards, HR and Senior Leadership, Penny Sahinis, an independent strategic advisor supporting Boards, CEOs and key stakeholders. Penny is an expert connector who leans in to encourage and enable female leadership.

Whether you’re a business owner, C-Suite executive or aspiring female leader in your organisation, our panel will serve up top insights and takeaways that you can implement as we accelerate progress and Invest in Women.

Hosted at the Collins Street offices of Lander & Rogers, this is also an excellent opportunity for you to connect with some of Melbourne’s leading women in business.










Join WNA Ambassador Carlie Clark for a discussion around the importance of building a brand for your business. We’ll introduce our upcoming Behind the Brand workshop series and how it could benefit you and your business, as well as talk about how a lack of good and cohesive branding could be holding you back.


Often we think of our own money conundrums as an overwhelming bigger sized issue than they really are. Most money problems experienced by women can be broken down into 3 simple concepts.

In this upcoming webinar, we will cover how to identify your number one Money issue and what the next best steps to remedy it, actually are.














In this session, WNA Ambassador Joanne Brooks will guide you through the essential process of integrating a strategic exit plan into your business, ensuring that your hard-earned success translates into a lasting legacy. Whether you’re considering selling, passing on your business to the next generation, or seeking new ventures, this webinar will provide you with the insights and tools needed.






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