Using your feminine edge as your superpower

March 16, 2023 @

Date: Thursday, 16 March 2023
Time: 11:45AM – 2:00PM AWST
Venue: QT Perth 133 Murray Street Perth, WA 6000

Please join us for a pause in your day to immerse in the conversation, network with like minded people and enjoy the relaxed vibe of the QT Hotel rooftop bar – roving lunch, DJ and drinks included.

Drawing on the experiences of women who have built successful careers in a male dominated environment, we will explore what action you can take today (whilst the good work continues to achieve greater equality) – positively impacting your role in life and business for the benefit of your success.

Together with our panelists, we will discuss what it means to have a feminine edge and when leaning into that you can step into your power. During this free flow conversation, we will cover topics including:

  • Alternative leadership styles that embrace cadence and empathy
  • How intuition can be pivotal in effective communication for the benefit of our teams and clients or customers
  • How a woman’s ability to do more with less can be leveraged for business and organisations
  • The importance of giving help before someone needs it
  • Being aware of how our own privileges can diminish someone’s light
  • Why having a win-lose mentality is damaging.

Don’t forget to bring along your male allies!

The extraordinary women you’ll hear from


Dr Katherine Iscoe: Keynote speaker, author, board member, academic mentor and former CEO (and largest shareholder) of a dual-listed public company

Whilst Katherine is proud of these achievements, her greatest love is connecting with people on a deep and ‘filter-free’ level. She is widely known for her humorous, filter-free and relatable stories. Katherine’s unique skill-set has helped over 3000 people build their confidence to be ‘just’ who they are, and proud of it.

Annette Della Vedova: Chief Customer Officer, Realmark – one of the most progressive and awarded firms in Australian Real Estate

Prior to embarking on her career in real estate, Annette was a corporate lawyer specialising in M&A, property and taxation. However property has always been at Annette’s heart having observed her parents John and Anita Percudani as they established and grew real estate services business Realmark over 30 years. Annette has followed the founding principles of Realmark in fostering strong and supportive corporate cultures, offering team members opportunity to achieve their personal best and follow their aspirations to reach new heights. Annette is a passionate communicator and advocates for leadership in sustainability, inclusion and wellness.

Amanda Cox: Non-executive director, Harvard Business School alumni and former CFO Racing and Wagering WA & Executive, West Coast Eagles

Amanda is a Fellow of both Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand and the Governance Institute of Australia and an alumni of Harvard Business School. She is an experienced sports executive with more than 20 years of finance, people & culture, strategy, risk management and governance experience. She is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion and supporting other women in business.

Amanda was most recently employed as the Chief Financial & People Officer at Racing and Wagering Western Australia and was previously an Executive at the West Coast Eagles Football Club. Amanda is a Non-Executive Director with Edge Employment Solutions, WA Institute of Sport, the RPH Medical Research Foundation and on numerous community and charity committees. Previous roles also include Chair and Regional Councillor for the WA Chartered Accountants Regional Council and member of the Curtin Business School Accounting Advisory Board.

Preetie Boler: A transformational leader, emotional intelligence practitioner, speaker & founder of Empowered by Design

Preetie is a vendor management specialist in the facilities management industry and business owner. She is a former lawyer with over 30 years combined legal and commercial experience in various corporate environments. In her professional career, Preetie is recognized for being the ‘chief problem solver’, an excellent negotiator, and commended for her approach in bringing out the best in people.

Danelle Cross: Director Entrepreneurship, Curtin University

Danelle is an experienced leader in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Education. She has a demonstrated history of impact and engagement working in education (secondary and tertiary), media and FMCG.

Danelle is skilled in Entrepreneurship Education, Entrepreneurship ecosystem building, Learning & Development, Innovation Management, Stakeholder Engagement, Integrated Marketing, Event Curation, and Sponsorship. She is a strong business development professional having graduated from MIT New Ventures and the Leadership WA Signature Program. Danelle is also a small business owner and Board Member of the Small Business Development Corporation and the Spacecubed Foundation. She is Co-host of the Startup West Podcast and winner of the 2020 Startup News Most Admired Start-up Supporter.

Panel Facilitator

Rebecca Beardsley: Speaker, facilitator, coach and founder, Untitled & Co

Rebecca works with people and organisations to help them grow and shine in life and business – powerfully and with purpose.

Rebecca is the founder of Untitled & Co – and has more than 25 years’ experience working with multinational firms, SMEs and entrepreneurs in her capacity as a BD & Marketing specialist. Uniquely integrating her skills, Rebecca helps her clients to launch, grow, flourish, thrive and diversify – setting their strategy, getting them known in their desired markets and building effective client relationships. With much lived experience in overcoming trauma and adversity, Rebecca also coaches women on how to embrace their life vision and pave the way to curate and achieve their life by design.

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