A Special Session with Year 13 Girls
On 6 August, Prestige Law’s Principal, Royal Reed, along with other board members from On Being Bold group delivered a keynote address to year 13 girl students from various Auckland schools at the Mercury Energy office in Newmarket.
The event aimed to help girls set their goals and dream big where they were inspired by speakers like Royal who started her career from scratch to building a boutique law firm that helps female staff members build their careers without sacrificing their personal or family commitments.
The girls also gained insights into the lives and careers of other On Being Bold’s board members and New Zealand women business leaders including Dame Therese Walsh, Chair of TVNZ, Dame Paula Rebstock, Professional Director of ACC, Frances Valentines, Founder of Tech Futures Lab, Jollie Hodson, Customer Director of Spark, Joan Withers, Chair of Mercury and The Warehouse Group, and Silvana Schenone and Cathy Quinn, Partners of MinterEllisonRuddWatts.
On Being Bold’s board members and the girls also had an audience with the Governor General, Dame Patsy Reddy at the Government House in Auckland.
Royal’s Keynote Part 1
Royal’s Keynote Part 2