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International Women's Day 2024 Panel

The 2024 Global movement is “Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress”. We're celebrating this movement on the 14th of March, and we'd love you to join us!

  • Hear from women who have turned challenges into stepping stones for success
  • Engage in discussions about leading in the tech industry, investing in women, breaking barriers and setting new standards
  • Reconnect with a community that supports you

Who can join? This event is open to the public, so bring a friend! Just make sure you register as tickets are limited.

Event location: academyEX HQ, Grafton, Auckland

Event time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Refreshments will be provided.


Insights and Action Meetup

What to expect

Join us for a dynamic International Women's Day panel featuring three incredible women in tech, and women with tech! Explore their journeys, gain insights, and get practical advice for success. Plus, dive deeper into tech career dynamics with an interactive session led by Katy Lloyd, using the Emotional Culture Deck.

Don't miss this chance to celebrate and learn from women shaping the future of technology!

Mitali Purohit

Mitali has strong public and private sector experience in early-stage commercialisation, particularly deeptech. Most recently, Mitali led the $150M Technology Incubator Programme at Callaghan Innovation, where she oversaw deeptech commercialisation through a Government partnership with technology incubators. Previously Mitali led the establishment of the ArcAngels Fund while at Icehouse Ventures. Mitali is passionate about working with ventures that have strong social and environmental impact and is a staunch supporter of female entrepreneurship

Mitali Purohit

Melonie Cole

An award-winning entrepreneur, Melonie transitioned from senior roles in publishing and telecommunications to establish a boutique cybersecurity training venture. Her journey is a testament to how passion for communication and a desire to make a difference can lead to pioneering in the cybersecurity space

Melonie Cole

Katy Lloyd

Katy’s pivot from HR to exploring the future of cities, and how business can embrace technology, exemplifies adaptability and the pursuit of growth. Her work focuses on developing mindsets that leverage technology and systems thinking to imagine new futures for generations to come. Katy is passionate about empowering females through technology, her masters was researching how technology could enhance work-life balance for female small business owners.

Katy Lloyd