Women in Industry Panel Session
Event Date: Monday 12 September 2016
Event time: 5.30 – 8pm
Location: IKON at Hotel Gracelands Parkes
CMOC-Northparkes Mines is bringing together a panel of three leading women to discuss the importance of coaching others and championing diversity. All three women are passionate about inspiring girls and women to succeed in their chosen fields. With the panel comprising women from Parkes, Sydney and Brisbane, take this opportunity to learn from this unique group, network with peers and support this Parkes-based event.
Managing Director, One Legacy
Chandra is an experienced global executive and coach. She is committed to creating profitable and sustainable great places to work, increasing global innovation, improving levels of empowerment within workforces, and helping people and organisations alike to exceed their expectations.
Chandra has won multiple awards, most recently the national 2014 Gold Stevie for Woman of the Year for her work across two Australian blue chip organisations in the areas of business strategy and operational excellence.
Professional Coach, Tennis Australia
Helen has been the Parkes Shire resident coach for 33 years, the Tennis Club President for 23 years and is now in her 27th year as Competitions and Tournament Director.
In 2011, Helen was awarded the Tennis NSW Coach of the Year. In 2012, she had the prestigious honour of becoming the first female to receive the Excellence in Coaching award at the annual Newcombe Medal Australian Tennis Awards. Helen considers coaching to be a positive interaction in young people’s lives.
Planning and Environment Partner, McCullough Robertson
Samantha has been conducting environmental approvals work for mining companies in NSW for over 10 years. Outside her technical legal work, Samantha sits on McCullough Robertson’s Diversity Committee, which promotes work practices that ensure the firm is an Employer of Choice for Women.
She is a busy mother of two young children and is an advocate of flexible work practises. This year Samantha received the NSW Women in Mining Award for Excellence in Diversity Programs and Performance on behalf of McCullough Robertson.