Importance of Women in IT

18/05/17 07:30 - 08:45
ANZ Centre
Address: 833 Collins Street, Docklands, Victoria, Australia

STOP PRESS:  Megan Smith from NBNCo joins us to talk about being your authentic self in the workplace. Unfortunately Robyn Bailey cannot join us for personal reasons.

Being a female in IT is hard enough, but what if you’re also LGBTIQ?  Resilient, tenacious, and full of grit, with a unique insight to life that few people possess, Megan believes that anything is possible when you are authentically you.

Come along to hear Megan’s amazing story.

Thursday, 18th May

ANZ Centre, ​833 Collins Street, Docklands

Upper Ground Floor Conference Suites

7:30am – 8:45am

Light refreshments provided on arrival

$40.00 incl GST

$15.00 incl GST for members of Vic ICT for Women, ACS and PMI Melbourne Chapter

Note: Employees of our Corporate and Education Sector Members also qualify for the discounted Member rate

Megan Smith is a telecommunications professional with more than 18 years of experience acquired with Optus and NBN. She’s a Senior Technical Specialist at NBN Australia specialising in passive fibre optic telecommunication networks and associated access technologies.

Megan also is a passionate advocate and leader to her community.  She serves as a board director of the Victorian Pride Centre, Chair of the ANZPATH Community Advisory Committee and broadcaster at JOY94.9 in Melbourne.  She is also Chair of the LGBTIQ network at NBN Australia, [email protected]

Outside of her community activities she’s a parent to three boys, has a flair for photography, and is planning on returning to University studies.

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