Gender & Inclusion Mentoring Session

Event Name
Gender & Inclusion Mentoring Session
9 August 2022
10:00 am - 01:00 pm

Address (Room): Zoom.


Western will be hosting the Gender and Inclusion Conference Series Mentoring Session. The mentoring sessions are open to all staff who identify as women or non-binary across the University.

This year we are fortunate to be partnering with senior women leaders from NAB who will be part of the mentoring team.  Joining us from our University partner will be:

·Nicole Stocker - Director, Asset Finance & Leasing
·Deanne Latham – Associate Director, Professional Services
·Irene Gao – Director - Consumer, Agribusiness and Diversified Industries
·Meredith Forsyth- Director, Client Management and Executive
·Liesel Bertram – Director - Working Capital and International Trade  
·Joanne Hahlos – Director, Corporate Property
·Cindy Pismiris – Director, Financial Markets  
·Iqra Bhatia – Associate Director - Diversified Industries/Western Sydney  

A panel of experts from Western will share their insights at this event:

·Professor Kerry Robinson, Director, Diversity & Human Rights Research Centre
·Associate Professor Lucy Nicholas, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Anthropology & Sociology
·Associate Professor Olivia Mirza, Associate Dean, Engagement, School of Engineering, Design & Built Environment & Research Theme Champion Urban Living Futures and Society
·Dr Keiryn McKay, SAGE Project Officer

This event will be followed by a face to face networking lunch in October where mentees, panellists, mentors and leaders from across the University will have a chance to discuss their career paths and opportunities more broadly,

Speakers: Prof Deborah Sweeney, Prof Kerry Robinson, A/Prof Lucy Nicholas, A/Prof Olivia Mirza, Dr Keiryn McKay and Snr Women Leaders from NAB

Web page:

Name: Annette McLaren

Phone: 0417 789 090

School / Department: Division, Research, Enterprise and International