Women leading and influencing



Online Learning and Networking Event – Friday 8 May 2020

Friday, 1 May 2020

Humanitarian Leadership in the Age of COVID-19: Pacific and Australian Perspectives

This online event brought male and female Australia Awards scholars, Pacific and Australian leaders and practitioners, and Women’s Leadership Initiative participants and alumni together to collectively discuss and reflect on what leadership looks like in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Participants reflected on the challenges and opportunities of leadership in times of crisis and, through break out activities, interacted with high profile speakers and other Pacific scholars.

Featuring the following guest speakers

Kate Sutton (Convenor) Humanitarian Advisory Group (HAG), Australia

Emeline Siale Ilolahia, Pacific Islands Association of Non-Government Organisations, Fiji/Tonga

Pamela Toliman, Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research

Adi Vasiti Radinivuna Soko, National Disaster Management Office, Fiji

You can read more about the event here.