From Telecommunications Development To Silicon Valley - Gary Pennefather (BE ‘86)

March 27, 2018

Gary Pennefather has extensive experience in technology businesses as a founder, entrepreneur, senior executive and board member across a range of industries. Gary has been involved in a number of companies that have grown from early stage R&D to multi-million dollar enterprises – both in Perth and the US.

Gary has also co-founded a number of start‐up technology companies, including Atmosphere Networks, which raised over $40 million from top tier Silicon Valley venture firms before being successfully sold for $200 million.

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What Does A Digital Analyst Actually Do? - Jordan Ding (BSc ‘15, MPE ‘17)

March 20, 2018

Aspiring to become a thought leader in the digital technology space! Listen to Jordan Ding's journey from UWA to Accenture, and learn how he is driving tangible impact in the work he does, no matter what business area it is needed in.

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Towards 2028: Big issues for women in the next decade (…and how we’ll tackle them) – International Women’s Day breakfast at UWA

March 15, 2018

Farida Fozdar, Deputy Head of School, UWA Social Sciences, moderated a panel of alumni thought leaders with unique perspectives on where women have been and what’s in store for the future. Lucy Moyle, recent UWA graduate and founder of Unlimited Women, offered closing remarks with a view to the future.

Panellists:

  • Associate Professor Alison Bartlett, English and Cultural Studies
  • Chris Sutherland, Managing Director Programmed
  • Lynsey Warbey, Senior Assistant State Solicitor at State Solicitors Office
  • Maria Saraceni, Barrister at Francis Burt Chambers
  • Dr Nicky Howe, Chief Executive Officer of Southcare
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From the Vice-Chancellor: gender equity at UWA

March 15, 2018

Professor Dawn Freshwater, UWA Vice-Chancellor, examines the gender equity landscape at UWA and beyond in her opening remarks during the International Women’s Day breakfast at UniClub.

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Moving Beyond The Formula 1 Grid - Aaron Yeak (BCom, BEng ‘08)

March 13, 2018

Aaron is driven from within. He is an entrepreneur, traveler, lover of great coffee and people’s stories. His career spans Formula 1, sport and recreation, management consulting and now takes him on a business ride that has clear objectives but an unknown end point. Much like his travel, he enjoys the journey as well as the destination in life and business, and takes every opportunity to see the world through the eyes and footprints of others. Aaron is documenting his business journey and has also written a book about his career transitions from standing track side at motor sport events to inside boardrooms as a management consultant. His aim is to a share hia rollercoaster and experiences, hopefully helping and inspiring others on their own paths to parts and destinations unknown.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day [Episode 3] - Andrea Bradbury (BCom ‘14)

March 7, 2018

International Women's Day (March 8)  is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

Meet Andrea Bradbury (BCom '14) who discusses How Digital Marketing Is Making An Impact In 2018. Good brands really understand the importance of marketing strategy being at the very core of their business - in terms of understanding what it is that their company exists in the world to do.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day [Episode 2] - Hannah Fitch-Rabbitt (BA ‘14)

March 7, 2018

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

Hannah Fitch-Rabbit, Social Impact Manager at Fremantle Foundation, shares what International Women's Day means to her, and her passion for equality and human rights.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day [Episode 1] - Aaron Dixon (BE ‘09, MBA ‘17)

March 6, 2018

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

Aaron Dixon, Senior Consultant at EY, has positioned himself as a visible advocate for gender parity. Aaron shares how he is inspired by the women in his life, how they’re shaping and inspiring the world around him, and leadership tips for workplace success.

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Giving Strength To Elite Athletes - Jordan Stares [BSc ‘14, BSc(Hons) ‘15]

March 2, 2018

Jordan is an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at West Coast Eagles football club. He is also completing a PhD part-time at UWA examining the relationship between training loads and injury. Prior to his current role, Jordan worked at a number of elite West Australian Sporting Organisations including West Coast Fever, GolfWA & the Western Australian Institute of Sport.

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