International Women’s Day

When:  Mar 7, 2023
Associated with  Melbourne Chapter

AWSN, EY Women in Tech, ISACA Melbourne Chapter, SheLeadsTech Melbourne and ISACA Sydney Chapter are celebrating International Women’s Day on 7 March 2023 with a day event of four virtual sessions and two on-premise sessions at EY offices in Melbourne and in Sydney. This year’s theme is #CrackingTheCode to #EmbraceEquity. Details on the sessions and the speaker bio are available in this Digital Programme.


Virtual Sessions

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Virtual Opening Keynote 

Dr Catriona Wallace, Founder at Responsible Metaverse Alliance  

Session 1 

12 to 1PM 

"DigitALL" - Allyship and Equity in Action 

Ruhee Meghani, Founder at Allied Collective 

Session 2 

1 to 2PM 

Embracing diversity and inclusion in cyber security: a conversation on how we innovate to become the best we can be 

Dr. Ying (Lena) Wang, Associate Professor in Management at RMIT University 

Jacqui Loustau, Founder and Executive Director at AWSN 

Session 3 

2 to 3PM 

Harnessing the power of innovation to promote gender equality 

Dr. Susan McGinty, Director at Aya Leadership 

Session 4 

EY Melbourne Office

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4:30 to 4:50PM 

DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality  

Dr. Leonora Risse, Senior Lecturer in Economics at RMIT University  

Melbourne session 

5:00 to 6:30PM 

How do we re-imagine the world by EMBRACING EQUITY? 


Dr Susan Entwisle, Associate Partner at EY Australia 



Angela Anthony, Executive General Manager- IT and Digital at Dulux 

Camy Wong, Head of Internal Audit at NAB 

Gail Bray, Director at Wyndham Tech(nology) School 

Samantha Lengyel, Co-Founder and CEO at decoded.AI 

Catered networking starts at 6:30PM. 

EY Sydney Office

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5:10 to 5:40PM 


Michelle Price, Partber at EY Australia  

Sydney Session 

5:40 to 6:10PM 

Panel session: 

Leveraging Allyship to Achieve Gender Equity  


Daniela Fernandez, Head of Information Security at PayPal Australia  



Michelle Price, Partner at EY Australia 

Jay Hira, Director at EY Australia  

Jean Schaffer, Federal CTO at Corelight, Inc 

Muralee Krishnan, Country Information Security Officer at Citibank 

Catered networking starts at 6:10PM