Women in Leadership

Women In Leadership Program

Are you a highly motivated woman working in healthcare, government or research?

We aim to inspire, encourage and support women to reach their full career potential.

Upon completion of this program you will:

  • Identify your leadership strengths
  • Describe your barriers and enablers to career advancement
  • Identify career drivers for innovative leadership – your why and your purpose in leadership
  • Apply innovative leadership thinking
  • Describe distributed and collaborative leadership approaches for greater impact
  • Participate in a dynamic community of Women in Leadership

Course outline

Note: This is a general outline and the topic/order may change due to the availability of facilitators.

Day 1

  • Ferocious Warmth Leadership
  • Keys to leadership
  • Emotional intelligence for leaders
  • Learning intelligence for leaders

Day 2

  • Keynote: journey to leadership
  • Mentoring essentials
  • Defining your career purpose
  • Work-life integration

Day 3

  • Influencing policy and practice
  • Empowering change through engagement
  • Strategic stakeholder relationships
  • Women’s work: driving equality for self and others

Who are the Course Facilitators?

The Women in Leadership Program has a number of motivational speakers from clinical, academic and professional backgrounds, including:

Ms Tracey Ezard

Read More

Expert in the key pillars of learning intelligence: growth mindset, compelling environment and authentic dialogue.

Professor Helena Teede AM

Read More

Clinician and academic, strongly committed to advancing women in leadership in healthcare.

Dr Rhonda Garad

Read More

Health literacy expert and influencing systems-based change and the orientation of care to meet the needs of end users.

Dr Anju Joham

Read More

Clinician who established a statewide multidisciplinary PCOS service at Monash Health in 2018 in response to consumer needs.

Dr Jenny Proimos

Read More

Clinician currently researching professional membership and training organisations to advance women in healthcare leadership.

Dr Mariam Mousa

Read More

Expert in organisational psychology and change management across multiple sectors including healthcare and education.

Still want to know more?

Please email

Course Dates

Register here for your preferred session:

Duration: 3 Day Program

Time: 9am – 4pm each day

2024 Dates

  • 27, 28, 29 FEBRUARY (In-person)
  • 26, 27, 28 MARCH (Online)
  • 30 APRIL, 01 & 02 MAY (In-person)
  • 18, 19, 20 JUNE (Online)
  • 09, 10, 11 JULY (Online)
Course Fees

General Attendee: $1590 + GST.  
Where available, staff can consider using continuous medical education funds.

Discounted rate: $1,250 + GST price
Available for:
  • Employees of a Monash Partners organisation
  • Women working in nursing, allied health, a rural or remote area
  • Non-clinical academics


Please email for all enquiries.

Women in Leadership Testimonals

"This was the most impactful course I have done in recent years. I have thought about it almost every day since, and still feel inspired and empowered as a result," – Manager, Royal Children's Hospital

"This course provided me with inspiration and knowledge to be able to get out and do what I already can but didn't trust myself to do," – Unit Manager, Monash Health

"This course helped to consolidate the elements of effective leadership, with key areas of improvement identified," – Service Improvement Manager, Monash Health

Women in leadership useful websites


AHRA Women’s Health Research, Translation and Impact Network

The Women's Health Research, Translation and Impact Network (WHRTN) seeks to boost national and international collaboration on women’s health and research, build health workforce capacity, develop leaders in women’s health, and advance research and translation to deliver impact and better health for Australian women in partnership with community.
[Visit Website]


Advancing Women in Healthcare Leadership

Advancing Women in Healthcare Leadership (AWHL) is a Monash University led large-scale national research and impact project supported by an NHMRC Partnership Project grant and contributions from partners. Together in co-design with partners AWHL will generate a knowledge base and deliver multi-faceted organisational and individual level interventions that measurably improve career progression for women in healthcare.
[Visit website]



The Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) is committed to creating more opportunities for women across healthcare and medical technology innovation. The MIME Women in STEMM Student Leader Awards aim to recognise, celebrate and support women students at Monash University who are contributing to innovation in healthcare and medical technologies.
[Visit website]