WORK180 presents


Women’s Day Summit

Friday, 8 March 2024
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Panorama Room, Southgate Melbourne

Join us for a day of empowerment, inspiration, and connection.

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Join us for our annual International Women’s Day Summit, a day dedicated to thought-provoking discussions and open conversations, where we bring together leaders, changemakers, and advocates who are actively paving the way for a gender-equal future.

You’ll hear from guest speakers representing our Endorsed Employers who champion women’s progress. These organizations have made exceptional strides in supporting and elevating women, and they will share their invaluable insights and experiences with you.

Our keynote speaker will undoubtedly leave you inspired and motivated, providing fresh perspectives on the path to gender equality.

This summit isn’t just about listening; it’s also about connecting. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with other leading employers who share the same commitment to supporting women’s careers and driving equity in the workplace. Together, we can make a meaningful difference.

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Photographs from WORK180s International Womens Day Summit 2023
Photographs from WORK180s International Womens Day Summit 2023

Meet the key keynote speaker

Pioneer of women’s football and first woman to be inducted into the AFL Hall of Fame.

Debbie Lee’s extensive experience in the football industry has lifted her into the top echelons of Australian Sport. Often referred to as a pioneer of Women’s Football for her work both on and off the field.

With more than 30 years of experience in women’s football both at the elite and community level, including 18 years working professionally in the AFL industry, Debbie has had great success navigating one of the most male-dominated sporting industries.

Debbie is a true leader, a change agent, she has wonderful insights into building great cultures, is proficient in building high-performance teams with female athletes and women’s sporting teams, and is passionate about gender equality, equity for women, inclusive environments and advancing women in sport.

Debbie is also a proud mum of Stevie (4) and Mack (7) and has a great unconventional family story, that only adds to her fascinating journey.

Here’s what you can expect

Thought Leadership

Hear from notable leaders, changemakers, and advocates who will share their insights, stories, and experiences with you.

Open Discussion & Learning

Walk away with knowledge, ideas and inspiration to help you cultivate a more gender-equal workplace.


A unique opportunity to connect with other HR/TA/DEI leaders and professionals to expand your network.

Amazing Door Prizes

Over $20k worth of prizes from incredible organisations such as KidsCo Australia and Menopause Friendly Australia

Photograph of Panorama Room Melbourne

About the venue

Located within Melbourne’s Arts Precinct, the Panorama Room is part of the vibrant Southgate Restaurant and Shopping precinct in Southbank. The space features a 17-meter internal dome ceiling and nine-meter high windows which boast ample natural light and the city’s most impressive views.

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