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First Nations Women in Leadership Workshop


2nd - 3rd, May 2024 / Sydney, AU
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Overview


Key strategies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders to achieve personal, professional, and community success

• Understand and align your cultural and corporate responsibilities
• Infuse cultural values into your corporate role
• Enhance self-awareness and lead with resilience
• How to handle setbacks constructively

Speakers


Mel Brown

Melinda Brown is a Ngunnawal woman who now resides in the Northern Rivers Bundjalung Nation and has a Master’s in Indigenous Healing and Trauma. She started her career in child protection and has 10 years’ experience in the field, including managing the Aboriginal Child Protection Unit in ACT.

Mel Brown is the Director of Spirit Dreaming Pty Ltd. She is an experienced Aboriginal Cultural Trainer and Lateral Violence Expert. She develops and delivers a range of workshops for government, non-government organisations and corporate businesses.

Chief Executive Officer
Spirit Dreaming Australia

Agenda


Workshop

Maintaining culture to unlock your leadership potential

- Understanding your country and culture in contemporary Australia

- Balancing the commitments of community, career and character

- The importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander female leaders to community

 

Individual strengths and areas for growth

- Examining your leadership traits and how to apply them

- Understanding where your strengths fit within your community or organisation

- Recognising growth areas and how to reinforce your skills

 

The importance of authentic leadership and being true to yourself

- The role authenticity plays in effectively leading a team

- Advocating for yourself and developing your leadership identity

 

Understand and align your cultural and corporate responsibilities

- Be present in all aspects of your life

- Confidently incorporate your personal journey

- Remain genuine to your true self

  • Mel Brown Chief Executive Officer Spirit Dreaming Australia

Workshop

When cultures clash and how this can impact you

- Juggling corporate and traditional cultures

- Understanding how your communication styles impact your life

- The art of mindfulness

 

Develop effective tools to communicate your values

- Understanding your personal and professional needs

- Effectively present your values and negotiate your needs with your organisation

- Handling difficult conversations with staff or community members

 

The importance of resilience and confidence for leaders

- Strategies on how to work with people who have differing values to yourself

- Dealing with disappointment and setbacks throughout your career

- Identifying stress triggers and how to avoid them

 

Embracing and mastering your emotions

- Understanding the role emotions play in leadership

- Recognising when to lead with emotion and when not to

- Considering the impact of decisions on others

  • Mel Brown Chief Executive Officer Spirit Dreaming Australia

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Venue


Cliftons Sydney

Level 13, 60 Margaret St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

+61 2 9250 0999

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