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4th Annual Maureen Bickley Memorial Lecture “Standing on the Shoulders of my Sisters”

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Presented by Sue Middleton Australian Rural Woman of the Year, 2010

Event details

The Fourth Annual Maureen Bickley Memorial Lecture is hosted by Emeritus Professor Margaret Nowak, Chair of the Maureen Bickley Centre for Women in Leadership Advisory Group, Curtin Graduate School of Business and is sponsored by the Department of Local Government and Communities. This lecture celebrates the life and contribution to equity and women in leadership made by Dr Maureen Bickley.

Date
Wednesday 22 February 2017
Time
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Venue
Curtin Graduate School of Business, 78 Murray St, Perth WA 6000
Cost
Free*

* Note: There is no charge to attend this event, however we would welcome donations to the Maureen Bickley Scholarship fund (donations over $2 are tax deductible). The Maureen Bickley Scholarship provides support for women undertaking doctoral research that promotes gender equality.

** Refreshments will be served.

About the Speaker:

Sue Middleton is the Executive Director of the Brennan Rural Group which is based at Wongan Hills and employs over 30 people.  She has worked for over 25 years with rural and regional communities and organisations to manage change processes.

Sue is the Chair of the Western Australian Regional Development Trust, Chair of the National Landcare Advisory Committee and also a board member of Landcorp and has held leadership positions at the Council of Australian Government’s Reform Council, the National Regional Women’s Advisory Council, the Australian Research Council, the National Rural Advisory Council and has been a Commissioner on the Western Australian Agricultural Produce Commission.

Sue was awarded the Centenary Medal for services to regional and rural Australia in 2013.

This lecture celebrates the life and contribution to equity and women in leadership made by Dr Maureen Bickley.

About Maureen:

Dr Maureen Bickley was an Associate Professor at the CGSB. She was an inspirational teacher, a valued mentor, a resourceful researcher and, from 2000 until her untimely death in 2007, a fun loving colleague.

About the Maureen Bickley Centre for Women in Leadership:

The Maureen Bickley Centre for Women in Leadership (MBC) was established within the CGSB in March 2008 to honour Maureen’s many achievements including significant contributions to the advancement and promotion of gender equity and women in leadership.


Register now

Registrations have now closed – please get in touch with Lauren Scott if you have any further questions about the event: Lauren.Scott@curtin.edu.au