Bold Steps Conference 2018
The Bold Steps conference took place at the Skycity in Auckland on the 6th December 2018 with 800 plus guests organised by the On Being Bold Group, which is made up of Dame Therese Walsh – Chairman of TVNZ and MC for the evening, Dame Paula Rebstock – Chair of ACC, Joan Withers – Chair of Mercury and The Warehouse, Francis Valintine – Founder of Tech Futures Lab, Alison Gerry – Director of Spark, Cathy Quinn – Partner of MinterEllisonRuddWatts, Jolie Hodson – CEO of Spark Digital, Silvana Schenone – Partner of MinterEllisonRuddWatts and Royal Reed Managing Director of Prestige Law.
The conference was a successful day of inspirational discussions with special guest panel speakers which comprised of 15 of New Zealand’s most senior business leaders and the special guest speakers the Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy, Actress Jane Seymour and Fashion Design Dame Trelise Cooper. The conference focused on the stories and lessons on what it takes to be a leader, management skills and what allows women to break through the ranks.
Royal was invited as a guest speaker and she facilitated discussions on a panel with the youth from generation x and y.
We look forward to continue to support women in their pursuit to follow their goals and dreams in their chosen careers.