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The in-person Summits that we all love are returning in 2021! 

The priority is providing professional development and network opportunities that will enable women to achieve their full potential, lift workplace engagement, inspire, motivate, and create professional connections. The events are also focused on promoting diversity and inclusion across the public sector.

You are encouraged to attend if you are:

  • ready for your first people or thought leader role
  • looking for career progression in the public sector
  • a champion of, or in a business role supporting diversity and inclusion in the public sector

This year's events will include inspiring opening and closing keynote speakers, plenary sessions, breakout topics, interactive sessions and networking activities. Check back soon for links to full details.

Group bookings (5+ people from the same organisation) can be arranged, subject to availability, by emailing the event organiser




Our Wellington Summit on 10 March was a big success! Check out the photos on our Summit gallery page.




Our Auckland Summit on 17 June was a big success! Check out the photos on our Summit gallery page.



DATE: 28 October, 2021
TIME: 8am–6pm (start time 9.15am)
VENUE: La Vida Centre, Christchurch
IN-PERSON: $305 +gst
VIRTUAL: $150 +gst

Registrations will now open on Thursday 16 September. 

A trial mentoring programme will be available to summit attendees and you will be asked to indicate your interest to participate when you register. Once registered, you’ll get more information on the programme and how we’ll engage with you on the day.

Express your interest in attending the Southern Summit HERE

Visit the Event Website HERE 


Please note: these events will follow the Ministry of Health's advice on providing events during Covid-19. Dates and venues may change if necessary for public safety.