Three successful women inspire us at HACCIs Women in Leadership event

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram It has been two years since the launch of the inaugural ‘Women in leadership’ event in 2017, and since then HACCI Victoria has not stopped exploring the conscious and unconscious bias that female leaders experience in their workplace, their challenges, their triumphs and their vision. The latest ‘Women in Leadership’ event on 14 May casts the spotlight on three outstanding female leaders of the Greek Australian community: Barbara Konstas, Vicky Papachristos and Alice Sidhu.All three will explore their individual road to success in highly stressful and competitive environments.Barbara Konstas is the CEO of the Melbourne Seafood Centre, Director of Victorian WISA (Women in Seafood Australasia), Deputy Chair of Seafood Industry Victoria and Director of the SETFIA (South East Trawl Fishing Association). Securing and protecting resources in Australia and particular Victoria, understanding and promoting sustainable practices in the seafood industry so that the sector continues to develop and survive for future generations, are some of Barbara’s every day challenges. She is passionate that through this role she can provide mentoring and leadership to women who work within the seafood community.Vicky Papachristos is the director at GMHBA Health Insurance. As an experienced non-executive company director, she currently sits on three boards. These are the GMHBA Private Health Insurance, myOwn Health – a JV with AIA Group and Big River Industries – an ASX listed micro-cap company. As an executive and a consultant, she has spent over 30 years in blue chip companies. These include Shell, Westpac, Myer and the Olympics. Her capabilities and focus have always been on business strategy and customer engagement and runs her own consultancy.Alice Sidhu is a business transformation expert, digital authority, and Advisory Board member, working with organisations to improve their operations, drive their innovation agenda, and find new ways to grow. Her diverse industry experience includes retail, telecommunications, IT, mining and public sector. Having held senior global roles in many multi-national organisations as well as leading complex initiatives across the Asia Pacific, has given Alice a unique insight into how organisational ecosystems operate and how they need to evolve for what’s coming. Alice is CEO of BY THE WAY GROUP, the digital publishing company behind the Leadership of Fools podcast series and one of the Founders of RGT, advising organisations on digital transformation.READ MORE: HACCI acknowledges successful Hellenes for their contributionThe event takes place from 6-8pm on 14 May at International Chamber House (5/121 Exhibition Street Melbourne) and is free to members and $25 to non members. More info on 03 9602 2977 or at [email protected]last_img read more