Open Event for all Women of Christchurch and environs:

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BPW Willow


 “Building Leadership from a Firm Foundation”


Open Event for all Women of Christchurch:

Saturday 2nd May 2015, Rydges Latimer, Christchurch

Join us for an afternoon learning about making the most of your leadership capability and gaining new insights. We have an exciting group of panelists sharing their experiences into the steps they took to build their careers or enterprises.

Come and be inspired.  Unlock your leadership potential!

1:30 to 3:15pm Panel Session

Panel Moderator – Dr Rachel Wright, Science, Innovation & Entrepreneurship lecturer Canterbury University, Manager of UC Innovators:

  • Three dynamic emerging young women leaders.
    • Bridget Williams – President Student Union Army UC
    • Anna Worthington – Creator of Cakes by Anna
    • Elizabeth Riach – Director of Killa Heels


  • Three established women leaders providing an overview of how they established their successful leadership careers, introducing….
  • Sacha McMeeking – Social Entrepreneur, Strategist and Solution Builder.
  • Keri Johnston – Co-founder and director of Irricon Resource Solutions Limited
  • Kaila Colbin – Co founder and trustee of Ministry of Awesome, Curator of TEDx Christchurch, founder and director of social media consultancy Missing Link,

Afternoon tea –  an opportunity to network


3:45 to 5:00pm Speaker led Workshops

Each attendee can register for one of the following workshops which have been split to cover advocacy, business and community engagement.

  1. Workshop A: Advocacy Leadership 
  2. Workshop B: Business Leadership
  3. Workshop C: Community Leadership

Each workshop will have limited numbers with the allocation on first come basis.

To Book:        Please complete attached application form and mail to BPW NZ, PO Box 26093, North Avon, Christchurch, 8148 or email

Further Information:  

Robyn Davison   e-mail:

BPW NZ PA:       e-mail:


FORUM REGISTRATION (detach this section and return with cheque or email or download form below)

Invitation to BPW NZ Leadership Forum Christchurch


Name(s) attending:                                                                                                          




Phone:                                                             E-mail:                                                            

 Indicated Workshop Preference:

A:         Advocacy Leadership:             

  1. Business Leadership: 
  2. Community Leadership: 

Number attending:                                         

Cost:                              $35 / person                 Total:  $                          


Payment methods:                                          Cheque or Online

Cheque address to:                                         BPW NZ 2015 Christchurch Conference Account

Internet banking Account No:                     06 0807 0342327 00

Reference:                                                        Your name and Leadership Forum

Invitation to BPW NZ Leadership Forum Christchurch

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2 Responses to Open Event for all Women of Christchurch and environs:

  1. Pauline Edwards says:

    Wow what an opening event that will be!! I really look forward to it as the precursor to a wonderful and interesting Conference 2015 Thank you  Pauline

  2. Gwendolyn Needham says:

    Sounds wonderful, well done BPW.

    Best cheers from wonderful Northland!

    Gwendolyn Needham HIGHWISE Leadership 131 Whau Valley Road Whangarei 09 4377183

    “If you want to fly high, you need to get wise” “Don’t go to your grave with your best song yet unsung”

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