On behalf of the QUT Economics and Finance Society, QUT Mechanical Engineering Student Society, QUT Women in Technology and QUT Mathematics Society, we would like to invite you to join us as we celebrate the success of women in business; both present and future. Hosted by Price Waterhouse Coopers at level 15 of the Riverside centre with beautiful river views, we will be joined by leading industry professionals to explore their journeys and seek their advice as we establish the critical factors to success in modern business.
In attendance will be some of Queensland’s leading women in business from finance, engineering and technology, including our Keynote Kristy Simpkin, Sarah-Jane Peterschling – with more exciting panellists being announced in the lead up to the event! After our Q&A panel, you will have the opportunity to network with our panels and representatives from PwC. Register to reserve yourself a seat as soon as possible, as attendance is limited to 60!
Date: Monday, August 17 2015
Time: 5pm (5:30pm kick-off)
Venue: PwC Australia (Lvl 15, Riverside Centre, Brisbane. 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane)
Dress Code: Business Attire
Cost: Free (for all QUT Economics and Finance Society, MESS QUT,Women In Technology at QUT and QUT Mathematics Society members)
Read more about our panellists below:
Kristy Simpkin is the Director of Consulting at PwC and has been working in the ICT industry for the past 15 years. She has spent a large portion of this time in Telecommunications & Health, focusing on management of IT & Business Change Programs. She has a passion for anything people related. This combined with the fact she has two small children has sparked a special interest in mentoring and supporting women back in to the workforce & working through the challenges of making balance work for the family unit. Kristy is currently acting as the Vice-President of Women in Technology.
Sarah-Jane Peterschlingmann is a multiple award winning technology entrepreneur and Managing Director of ATech – a successful international business with an annual turnover of more than $1 million. Sarah-Jane also has a background in property and investment field having managed and assisted with financial accounts, legal administration, and valuation of many large commercial assets.