Submissions for the 2017 TurksLegal WiBF Leadership Scholarship will open in July 2017.
TurksLegal and WiBF are strong advocates of excellence in the Australian banking and finance industry. Now in its fourth year, the TurksLegal WiBF Leadership Scholarship is an exciting joint initiative between TurksLegal and WiBF to support the professional growth of excellence in the industry by providing WiBF members with a significant career development opportunity for professional women working within finance and banking.
The winner will travel to the USA to participate in The Women's Leadership Program; a one week course run by the highly esteemed Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. This course is designed to help women assess and address their unique strengths and challenges, as well as navigate the frequently complex dynamics of strategic business leadership.
Darden Executive Education has been ranked#4 in the world for open enrolment and #1 for faculty and course design in the Financial Times 2016 Executive Education rankings.
The prize includes return flights, course fees, materials, meals and accommodation valued over AU$11,000.
The Scholarship is open to all current financial Australian resident members of WiBF and work in the banking and finance industry.
The 2016 judging panel comprised the following senior industry leaders:
- Lauren Capelin, Head of Venture Community, Reinventure Fund
- Amanda Dobbie, CEO, WiBF
- Julie Hunter, Managing Director, Institutional Banking & Markets, CBA
- Robert Leigo, CEO, SelfPOS
- Natasha Teychenne, Executive Director, People & Culture, EFIC
- Melanie Willis, Non-Executive Director, Mantra Group, Ardent Leisure Group, Southern Cross Austereo and Pepper Financial Services Group
- David McCrostie, Partner & Practice Head of Banking, TurksLegal
- Lisa Morrissey, Partner, TurksLegal
Stay tuned for more details!