The Leadership Institute is proud to announce the LGBTIQA+ Leadership Summit 2023, taking place at the Intercontinental Double Bay in Sydney from 22 August 2023.
The summit aims to empower LGBTIQA+ individuals to overcome career obstacles and take their rightful places at leadership tables by focusing on innovation, empowerment, and inclusivity.
The summit commences with an intensive workshop day, followed by two full conference days filled with engaging talks, panel discussions, and networking opportunity, and concludes with another enriching workshop day. The event promises to be an inspiration and educational experience for all attendees.
Notable speakers for this year include Rhys Nicholson (Australian Comedy Legend), Todd Mckenney (Actor & Singer), Fran Kelly (Radio Presenter), Ellia Green (Olympic Medalist), and Virginia Briggs (CEO – Minter Ellison) , Stephen Rue (CEO – nbn co.), among others. These influential leaders will share their experiences, challenges, and advice on how to flourish as an LGBTIQA+ leader in today’s corporate landscape.
“We are elated to welcome leaders and allies from across the globe to the LGBTIQA+ Leadership Summit 2023. Our mission is to foster a space where innovation, empowerment, and inclusivity thrive,” said Dana Lightbody, CEO of The Leadership Institute.
“Through engaging dialogues and collaborations, we seek to empower emerging and existing LGBTIQA+ leaders to navigate an ever-evolving world with grace and resilience. Our hope is that attendees will leave with fresh insights, renewed energy, and a powerful network that contributes to a more inclusive future for all.”
Last year’s delegates spoke highly of the experience. “Really great few days, overall the quality of speakers was exceptionally high quality,” remarked one delegate. Another praised the inclusivity of the event, saying, “Thank you so much for making the conference accessible with Auslan interpreters. I’ve really loved being able to attend the conference and learn from incredible people in the LGBTQI+ sector.”
The LGBTIQA+ Leadership Summit 2023 acknowledges the importance of nurturing diverse voices and enabling LGBTIQA+ individuals to overcome barriers and discrimination faced in their career paths. It is the perfect platform to learn, connect, and grow as an LGBTIQA+ leader or ally.
The Leadership Institute is dedicated to the growth and empowerment of leaders across various sectors. Through conferences, workshops, and educational programs, the institute is committed to providing a platform for leaders to thrive in an increasingly complex world.
The LGBTIQA+ Leadership Summit 2023 takes place at the from 22 – 25 August. For more information or to register for the event, visit: www.theleadershipinstitute.com.au for details.
Image: Rhys Nicholson – photo by Monica Pronk | Fran Kelly (supplied) | Todd McKenney (supplied)