International Women’s Day




AWSN, EY Women in Tech, ISACA Melbourne Chapter, SheLeadsTech Melbourne and ISACA Sydney Chapter are celebrating International Women’s Day on 7 March 2023 with a day event of four virtual sessions and two on-premise sessions at EY offices in Melbourne and in Sydney. This year’s theme is #CrackingTheCode to #EmbraceEquity. Details on the sessions and the speaker bio are available in this Digital Programme.


Virtual Sessions

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Virtual Opening Keynote

Dr Catriona Wallace, Founder at Responsible Metaverse Alliance 

Session 1

12 to 1PM

“DigitALL” – Allyship and Equity in Action

Ruhee Meghani, Founder at Allied Collective

Session 2

1 to 2PM

Embracing diversity and inclusion in cyber security: a conversation on how we innovate to become the best we can be 

Dr. Ying (Lena) Wang, Associate Professor in Management at RMIT University

Jacqui Loustau, Founder and Executive Director at AWSN

Session 3

2 to 3PM

Harnessing the power of innovation to promote gender equality 

Dr. Susan McGinty, Director at Aya Leadership 

Session 4

EY Melbourne Office

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4:30 to 4:50PM

DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality 

Dr. Leonora Risse, Senior Lecturer in Economics at RMIT University 

Melbourne session

5:00 to 6:30PM

How do we re-imagine the world by EMBRACING EQUITY?


Dr Susan Entwisle, Associate Partner at EY Australia


Angela Anthony, Executive General Manager- IT and Digital at Dulux

Camy Wong, Head of Internal Audit at NAB

Gail Bray, Director at Wyndham Tech(nology) School

Samantha Lengyel, Co-Founder and CEO at decoded.AI

Catered networking starts at 6:30PM.


EY Sydney Office
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5:10 to 5:40PM Keynote Michelle Price, Partber at EY Australia Sydney Session
5:40 to 6:10PM Panel session:

Leveraging Allyship to Achieve Gender Equity


Daniela Fernandez, Head of Information Security at PayPal Australia



Michelle Price, Partner at EY Australia

Jay Hira, Director at EY Australia

Jean Schaffer, Federal CTO at Corelight, Inc

Muralee Krishnan, Country Information Security Officer at Citibank

Catered networking starts at 6:10PM