LeadHers Rise

8:30am-12pm, Friday 17 November 2023

Celebrating Women's Entrepreneurship Day! 

Join Ventures as we bring together and support emerging and established women entrepreneurs, and leaders from the UQ community. 

Connect over a coffee, gain insights from our panel of women leaders, and celebrate the winners of the LeadHers Awards

The morning of festivities will kick off with a panel of women leaders as they discuss and provide their unique perspectives from personal experiences in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

Supported by Advance Queensland.


Guest speakers

Hear from our guest speakers with a welcome address by Julia Spicer OAM, and Rebecca Wilson as MC.

Queensland Chief Entrepreneur
Founder of Epic Retirement and Host of the Prime Time Podcast


Our panellists will discuss their professional journeys and highlight key strategies and experiences as part of the 'We Rise Together: Championing Women in your Network' panel.

Founder of Ask Shivani
Entrepreneuer, Chair, Non-Executive Director, and Mentor
Contemporary Artist
Managing Director and Owner of ATech


Join in the celebrations of LeadHers Rise and take part in some of our inspiring activations.

Hiromi Tango is a Japanese Australian Artist who migrated to Australia in 1998 from Shikoku Island, Japan. For nearly two decades, Hiromi Tango has focused on the intersection between art and science, with a particular focus on health and mental wellbeing.
Get your headshot taken
Need a headshot for your portfolio, LinkedIn profile, or anything else? As part of the LeadHers Rise event, a photographer will be available to take your professional headshot for free, so don't miss out!

About LeadHers

Ventures LeadHers is our confidence-building program for all women who are students, staff, and alumni across all disciplines at UQ. Throughout the program, participants have the opportunity to grow their leadership capabilities, build connections and gain the confidence to take their first steps in their entrepreneurial and leadership journey. 


For more information about LeadHers Rise, please contact the UQ Ventures team below.