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Irish Chamber

Women in Leadership Forum

July 15th, 2020 7:00 PM   through   8:30 PM
Event Fee(s)
Guest Ticket $ 33 (includes GST of $ 3)
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Join us to celebrate the success of the Emerald Leadership Program and our women in leadership, with a glass of your favourite, for an exciting virtual networking evening with our special guest panel who look forward to sharing their insights, advice and experiences with you.


**REGISTRATIONS NOW CLOSED.  For enquiries, please contact

Mairead Dunne, Founder of Spritz Mindset will lead the discussion alongside a panel of female leaders from around Australia, including:

Gabrielle Williams MP, Minister for Women, Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence & Minister for Aboriginal Affairs
Martina Crowley National Private Clients Leader, PwC
Deirdre O'Donoghue National Manager Small Business, LeasePlan
Kayleigh Gartland Head of Corporate Partnerships, GraysOnline



Members  FREE  - This forum is FREE to all financial Members of the Chamber - please contact to receive your free registration link.

Associates & Guests   $30 +GST  - Associates and Guests are welcome to register and join this forum via the paid registration login to your left.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session.



Gabrielle Williams is the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister for Prevention of Family Violence and Minister for Women in the Victorian Government. She was appointed to the Cabinet in 2018, having previously served as a Parliamentary Secretary, and proudly represents her local community as the Member for Dandenong. Gabrielle holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Monash University. She has previously worked as a lawyer and project manager and has served as a director of a not-for-profit disability sport organisation. Gabrielle is a passionate advocate for equity and social inclusion and is proud to be a member of Victoria’s first ever gender-equal cabinet. She is committed to driving an important reform agenda to improve outcomes for the Aboriginal community, women and families across Victoria.


Martina Crowley is the National Business Leader of Private Clients and a member of PwC Australia’s Executive Board. Martina has been practicing for over 25 years advising private clients on a broad range of tax, accounting and advisory matters on both a domestic and international level. Martina has extensive experience advising large private groups and high net worth families on tax issues including private group structuring, family enterprise consulting, succession and estate planning, outsourced finance functions, due diligence and cloud accounting extending across multiple industries. Martina is passionate about innovation and challenging the status quo both in the way she works with clients and how they work with her. She is focused on ensuring we are easy to do business with and has a value add perspective for clients. Martina is passionate about Diversity and Inclusion in business and the benefits it offers all. Martina is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and a member of the Tax Institute of Australia. She is married with two children.


Deirdre O’Donoghue a native of Ennis, County Clare is a senior leader with LeasePlan the global fleet leasing, fleet management company where she is responsible for their small business division. She has 25 years’ corporate experience in asset finance and leasing and chairs the Victorian Emerald Leadership Program.


Kayleigh Gartland has become an expert and leader in her field, with an extensive background in the auction industry. Working as the Head of Corporate Partnerships at GraysOnline, Kayleigh actively sources equipment in the industrial market sourcing and selling assets through various sales channels each year. Kayleigh works to revolutionise combining traditional auction methods with cutting edge digital marketing to revolutionise how assets are bought to market. Seeking out new opportunities to bring our vendor experience to the next level has lead Kayleigh to be one of few female leaders in the auction industry, and was a Grand Finalist in the Brisbane Women in Business Awards for 2018.