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AUCKLAND ONLINE: International Womens Day Celebration

Come and join us Online to celebrate International Women's Day! With our special guests, Julia Stones and Barbara Kendall, we are thrilled to have the opportunity to raise a toast to celebrate women's achievements and take action for equality.

This year's theme is 'Choose to Challenge' so we invite you to raise a toast to celebrate women's achievements and soak up all the inspiration!

Now Online, the hour long event will have both Julia and Barbara present their stories, with a panel discussion facilitated by Kate Rengey, Auckland Branch President. You too will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you might have.

About our Presenters

Julia Stones has over 25 years’ experience in the HR and talent management sectors in the UK and relocated to New Zealand in early 2005. Her offshore experience includes leading a number of talent management businesses and HR consultancies as Director and shareholder, as well as being responsible for the UK operations of a global strategic talent management organisation which provided onsite and offsite outsourced recruitment solutions for international blue chip organisations. After working as Principal for a number of executive search and HR consultancies in NZ, Julia established Julia Stones & Associates Ltd in April 2017. The consultancy offers a unique focus on the complete life cycle of a career as Julia has always believed her candidates are as important as her clients and setting her candidates up for success in turn enables an organisation to succeed.

Barbara Kendall is a national treasure. She is the only New Zealand woman to have competed in 5 Olympic Games, winning every colour medal, starting with gold in 1992. Barbara also won 11 world championship medals and 25 national championships during her athletic career in International Windsurfing. In 2005, Barbara took up a role on the International Olympic Committee advocating for the rights of athletes and women on many different International commissions and executive boards for the betterment of global sport. In 2018, Barbara was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to sport leadership.