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From mature aged student to the ASX

Women on Boards I Making it Real

Release Date: 06/19/2020

Authenticity, political life and swimming the English Channel show art Authenticity, political life and swimming the English Channel

Women on Boards I Making it Real

In this podcast Anne talks to Claire about public life, working with Bob Katter, her long built understanding of remote indigenous communities and how she was instrumental in introducing the Indigenous Art Code. She also talks about her board aspirations and how she swam the English Channel in 2018, becoming just the 207th Australian to do so, in what can only be described as a truly monumental feat against the weather!

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Flying by an alternate path - Insights into board recruitment and governance trends show art Flying by an alternate path - Insights into board recruitment and governance trends

Women on Boards I Making it Real

Kerryn Newton is Managing Director of “Directors Australia”. In this podcast we hear about the interesting career path, including serving in the Army Reserves, working as a lawyer and stumbling across a job in parliament, where she worked for 10 years across 25 parliamentary enquiries.

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Governance explained and an unconventional dance to the top show art Governance explained and an unconventional dance to the top

Women on Boards I Making it Real

In this podcast Megan Motto, CEO of the Governance Institute provides a glimpse into her background, her interpretation of "governance" and how she came to lead The Governance Institute, which has historically seen a legacy of older males at the helm.

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Lessons from the trenches –  how to prepare so you stand out in board applications and interviews show art Lessons from the trenches – how to prepare so you stand out in board applications and interviews

Women on Boards I Making it Real

Christine Hawkins AM has had an illustrious board and executive career. Her extensive experience on board selection committees has clearly shown her what separates board applications – what makes one attractive and another not. In this podcast Claire Braund talks to Christine about her career and board journey, delving into Christine’s four key lessons for directors in the board application and interview process, including what not to say.

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The mentor experience uncovered - from both sides! show art The mentor experience uncovered - from both sides!

Women on Boards I Making it Real

Cheryl Hayman mentored Gina McClement in 2018-19 as part of Gina’s three step plan to gain a board role. In this podcast Claire talks to Gina and Cheryl to uncover why Gina wanted a mentor, how her journey changed once the process started and how the process ran. Cheryl discusses her mentoring philosophy and reverse approach, which is not as you’d expect. If you're thinking about a mentor or what you can do to open career doors, this podcast will provide some great food for thought.

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Building a board portfolio with purpose and passion show art Building a board portfolio with purpose and passion

Women on Boards I Making it Real

Georgie Somerset has built an impressive board portfolio, currently sitting on the board of the ABC, AgForce Queensland, the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Red Earth Community Foundation.

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Going full circle and building collegiality show art Going full circle and building collegiality

Women on Boards I Making it Real

Kerrie's journey has gone full circle, from a young Girl Guide to CEO of Girl Guide’s SA.

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Trailblazing education and equality with grace show art Trailblazing education and equality with grace

Women on Boards I Making it Real

A true trailblazer, inspiration and exemplar of gratitude, service and living a rich life.

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From mature aged student to the ASX show art From mature aged student to the ASX

Women on Boards I Making it Real

After leaving school Kelly went straight to work in insurance as a fresh-faced junior. A move she says, in hindsight, was fundamental to her success.

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Finance, life after the Commonwealth Games & more ... show art Finance, life after the Commonwealth Games & more ...

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Helen Moore learned English as a second language as she grew up Yeppoon in central Queensland.  By her mid-twenties she had met her husband, had two children and had returned to university to study accounting.

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Growing up in country Victoria and shadowing her father at work as a teenager, Kelly developed an interest in business that became etched within.

After leaving school she went straight to work in insurance, starting as a fresh-faced junior in a corporate organisation. A move she says, in hindsight, was fundamental to her boardroom success today.

Claire talks to Kelly about how she returned to university as a mature aged student; her diverse career in senior executive roles; and how her breadth of experience ideally positioned her to make an impact. 

They explore the benefits of board programs and developing a network and how the WOBSX program helped Kelly navigate the ASX landscape and secure two ASX roles.

Kelly Humphreys
Non Exec Director: NSX Limited
Non Exec Director: Raiz Invest (ASX-RZ)
Non Exec Director: Accident Compensation Service
Non Exec Director: Latrobe Health Services
Commissioner: Victorian Building Authority

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Claire Braund (host)

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