Game Changers in conversation with Dr Kirstin Ferguson

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Learn from, meet and network with Queensland’s leading entrepreneurs in business, technology and the creative industries at Game Changers. Our much anticipated second Game Changers conversation for 2019 showcases Dr Kirstin Ferguson.

About Kirstin Ferguson

Dr Kirstin Ferguson is a professional company director and sits on the boards of SCA Property Group Ltd, EML Payments Ltd and Hyne Timber. Kirstin is also the Acting Chair and Deputy of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Kirstin was Dux of her Air Force graduating class at the Australian Defence Force Academy. She went on to study law and spent almost a decade in leadership roles in a corporate law firm. Kirstin then became CEO of a global consulting firm before commencing her board career. She has a PhD in leadership and governance for which she has received a number of academic and industry awards. She is an Adjunct Professor of the QUT Business School. Kirstin was the creator of the Walkley nominated #CelebratingWomen campaign and is the author of Women Kind (Murdoch Books, 2018) with co-author Catherine Fox.

Join us for an interesting evening of discussion that will focus on Kirstin Ferguson's journey from Air Force cadet to one of Australia's strongest female role models in business leadership. Kirstin will share her most cherished lessons in leadership which include resilience, authenticity, risk taking and optimism.

About Game Changers

This event is part of the Game Changers series, facilitated by Ray Weekes, Chairman of The CEO Institute. Game Changers brings innovative leaders from business, technology, and creative industries to share their insights with aspiring Queensland entrepreneurs.

After the event network with other business leaders and entrepreneurs

Following the event, we invite you to network with Kirstin and other business leaders on the stunning Queensland Terrace.

Can’t make it in person?

The talk will be live streamed and we encourage you to join the conversation online using #qblhof, @slqld and @qutbusiness

Game Changers is a Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame initiative presented by State Library of Queensland, QUT Business School and the Queensland Library Foundation.

 

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