*SOLD OUT* - Count her in. International Womens Day 2024

Join, International Towers, and GentleWomen's Union for an empowering event in honour of International Women's Day. 

We're thrilled to announce a panel conversation that will inspire, challenge, and empower you to accelerate progress by investing in women. Hosted by the incredible Yasmin London, this event features a lineup of exceptional experts who will share their insights and experiences on achieving gender equality in today's complex world.

Event Details:
  • Location: Live and in person at International Tower, The Companion Way Tower 2
  • Date: Thursday, 7th March
  • Time: 8.30am to 9.30am (AEDT)

Arrive early to enjoy a light breakfast and Barista coffee available from the coffee cart starting from 7:45am. 

This event has sold out.


Theme: Invest in Women - Accelerate Progress
In the face of multiple global crises, the path to prosperous economies and a healthy planet for future generations lies in securing women’s and girls’ rights across all aspects of life. Join us at International Towers as we embrace the UN theme for this year's International Women's Day, supporting gender equality as a cornerstone for progress.

Meet Our Panellists:

  • Yasmin London (Host): A World Champion athlete, former Police Officer, and Director of Digital Wellbeing at Linewize, Yasmin has made a significant impact on digital communication and online empowerment, influencing over 15 million students globally.
  • Sandra D’Souza: CEO and Founder of Ellect, Sandra is pioneering the drive for more inclusive and diverse workplaces. Her book "From Bias to Equality" offers actionable strategies for achieving gender balance in the business world.
  • Betsy Westcott: Founder of the Inner Money Journey, Betsy is dedicated to improving financial wellbeing and advocating for financial freedom for Women. With experience in major financial institutions and fintechs, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the table.
  • Claire Quigley: Senior Account Director ANZ at Vonage and founder of the GentleWomen's Union, Claire has created a vibrant community for professional women to connect, support, and mentor each other, demonstrating the power of collective empowerment.
  • Bríd Heffernan: A legal ops expert and Head of Sales APAC & EMEA at LawVu, Bríd's leadership has been pivotal in the company's growth. A member of the GentleWomen's Union and advocate for women's investment, she embodies the spirit of progress and empowerment.

This event promises to be a morning of insightful discussions, networking, and inspiration. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a movement that champions gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls worldwide.


Yasmin London- Host
Yasmin London, an expert in digital communication and online empowerment, utilises her unique background as a World Champion athlete and former Police Officer to excel as a speaker and TV personality. As Director of Digital Wellbeing at Linewize, she has influenced over 15 million students across 27,000 schools globally. Yasmin combines her 13-year tenure with the NSW Police Force with her television presenting skills to offer powerful digital resilience education. Her expertise is sought after by leading organisations like Microsoft, Telstra, TikTok, and the University of Sydney. Additionally, she contributes to platforms like Kidspot and
NineHoney and has appeared on TV shows, including Channel 9's Today.

Sandra D’Souza
Sandra is the CEO and Founder of Ellect, a platform committed to empowering businesses to build more inclusive and diverse workplaces. Her work in Ellect has stemmed into recognition as she was recently awarded the Most Influential CEO 2023 by CEO Monthly. As a published author, Sandra shares her insights in "From Bias to Equality: How Business Leaders Can Drive Innovation, Success and Profitability by Embracing True Gender Balance" This book explores the untapped potential of gender-balanced business environments and provides actionable strategies for their achievement. Sandra’s goal is to foster a world where everyone, regardless of gender or identity, can realise their full potential.

Betsy Westcott
Betsy is the founder of the Inner Money Journey, a financial coaching platform helping individuals and couples to live a financially free and secure life that allows them to experience true prosperity and their greater purpose. Her passion is improving the financial lives of others and advocating for financial wellbeing. Across her career Betsy has worked in both large financial institutions and some of Australia's most exciting fintechs including NAB, ANZ, Macquarie, Xinja Bank and Future U. She's qualified as a Financial Advisor, Mortgage Broker and Certified Money Coach. She's an ambassador to the Ladies Finance Club and a regular financial commentator in podcasts, articles and news outlets.

Claire Quigley
Currently the Senior Account Director ANZ at Vonage, a subsidiary of Ericsson, Claire runs the existing ANZ book of business for the applications group. Originally from Ireland, Claire has been in the IT world for 10+ years across Ireland, New Zealand and Australia. Claire founded the GentleWomen's Union (GWU) in December 2022 as a safe space for professional women to connect, support and mentor each other. Now boasting 7 corporate partnerships, multiple catered events per year and a strong mentorship programme the GWU continues to empower professional women across all industries in Australia. Claire is a fluent Irish speaker with a BA in Gno agus Gaeilge (Business & Irish) and a GDip in Counselling. In her downtime, she loves to travel and has been to over 25 countries.

Bríd Heffernan (Pronounced Breed)
A dual qualified Irish, Australian lawyer and legal ops expert Bríd is the Head of Sales APAC EMEA at LawVu. Joining LawVu as their 17th employee Bríd has grown the business extensively in her tenure. In her time at LawVu Bríd's hats have included sales and revenue, marketing, website content, recruitment, support, tester, bug-finder extraordinaire, and general jack of all trades. Since 2019, LawVu's headcount has grown almost x10 and they have built dedicated teams on the ground in markets globally. Having established a US sales team, Bríd now focuses closer to home on the growth and expansion of the APAC and EMEA client base and community. A GWU member and participant on the Spotlight ON series in 2023 Bríd is a passionate advocate for investment in women and works to empower women both in her field and beyond.