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THE girledworld SUMMIT 2017 FEATURED an inspiring lineup of global startup founders, stem leaders and industry EXPERTs
This two-day interactive educational event was designed specifically for girls in Years 7 to 12 in secondary schools.


SO WHAT DOES A DAY AT THE SUMMIT INVOLVE?

The girledworld Big Ideas Leadership Summit 2017 brings together inspiring female founders and leaders at the top of their game to share their expertise, inspiration and career ADVICE with girls.

The event will also deliver experiential Agile, Design Thinking, UX, team building and public speaking workshops, and engage girls in enterprise skill-building in leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation.
(Mums, Mentors & Teachers are welcome, too). 

  • SPEAKERS
    High-profile female speakers from across the globe who are paving the way in business, leadership and entrepreneurshiP

  • STEM
    Engaging expert discussions on coding, STEM and the future of work in AN age of exponential technology + disruption

  • STARTUP
    Entrepreneurship workshops (How to Fail Safe, Pitch Perfect, Bring Big Ideas To Life)

  • LEADERSHIP
    FACILITATED Workshops in public speaking, Leading Self, Leading Teams, PURPOSE-DRIVEN Change-making and how to influence OTHERS for good

  • VIRTUAL REALITY
    Immersive future technology sessions including Virtual Reality, ArtificIal intelligence, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality educational tools

  • FINANCIAL LITERACY
    Finance 101: EQUIPPING, Empowering and educating girls WITH financial literacy by growing money mindsets and business smarts

  • DIVERSITY
    Drill-downs on THE GENDER GAP, diversity, and why it's good for business, good for Australia and good for the globe

  • INNOVATION
    Innovation made easy with age-specific interactive breakouts on Design Thinking, Agile, and Lean Startup approaches

  • ENTERTAINMENT
    Plus awesome and inspiring entertainment from amazing young talent!

We are all about impact and making a real difference in the educational experiences, learning outcomes and career pathways of the girls we engage.

We look forward to learning and future-facing with you.

    WHAT MAKES THIS AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY?

    The girledworld Summit will equip, empower and educate girls in Year 7 - Year 12 with:

    • Enterprise skill-sets in entrepreneurship and startup business modelling
    • Opportunities to connect with incredible female mentors, entrepreneurs, business women and role models
    • Toolkits in innovation including Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Agile practice
    • Knowledge and hands-on experience of the latest exponential technologies in Edutech (VR, AR, Mixed & AI)
    • Education about how startup is driving the new world economy and why Australia needs innovation to thrive
    • Effective communication strategies, and the soft and hard skills to drive leadership capabilities
    • Expert advice from entrepreneurs on building big ideas, designing businesses and how to tell a story that matters
    • Empowering knowledge about unconscious bias, respect, the power of diversity and why closing the gender gap is good for the future of Australia's economy and good for everyone.

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    Airbnb Announced As SUMMIT DIVERSITY PARTNER

    The inaugural girledworld Summit will take place at the University of Melbourne's Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship on Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25 2017.

    We are delighted to have the support of our diversity partner Airbnb across this event for girls in Years 7-12.

    Airbnb is committed to promoting diversity, fighting discrimination and building inclusion (as are we). We applaud their work at the user interface, within their organisation and in their advocacy for the company mission to 'Belong Anywhere'.

    To read more about Airbnb's initiatives across the globe please click through articles below. 

    Belong Anywhere

    Airbnb’s Work To Fight Discrimination and Build Inclusion

    Host With Pride Film 

    Watch Airbnb Co-Founders Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharczyk here.


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    All other enquiries are welcome and should be directed to hello@girledworld.com