Events 2018 February 2018 Women in Leadership Lecture

Fri, 16 Feb 2018

Women in Leadership Lecture


When: 16 February 18, 12pm -- 12:45pm

Where: At James Cook University
Room 040-105, Building 40 - Padua Theatre, Townsville Campus

Join Georgeina Whelan as she discusses Leadership

Georgeina is a fearless change manager who seeks to ignite strong leadership across all levels.

She was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2006 for her command of the ANZAC field Hospital during the tsunami in Banda Aceh and was named ACT Telstra Business Woman of the year in 2015.

She was acknowledged in the 2016 Queens Birthday Honours list for her outstanding achievement as the Director General Garrison Health Operations.

Topics covered:

  • Changing the world in meaningful ways
  • Seizing the moment
  • The role of leaders in society

All staff, students and alumni are welcome to attend. Video-conferencing is also available in Cairns and Mackay.

PEXIP Address:

Please RSVP your attendance to

Brigadier Georgeina Whelan
Chief Officer, ACT Emergency Services

Contact details:

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