Webinar

Brand You Webinar – Ensuring your Banking Career Supports a Better World

26th May 2020 12:30pm AEST - 1:00pm AEST
Style of Event: FREE for Corporate Members
WiBF Member: AUD $0.00 Website Subscriber: AUD $20.00
12:30 - 1:00PM AEST

Overview

The reputation of banking and bankers is at an all time low. At the same time, we are seeing the emergence of a new market called impact investing. Join Sandra in discussing how you can use your skills to make a contribution to the changing face of the industry.

In this 30-minute webinar you will learn from Sandra Blackburn, who is an an impact expert and works at the interface of impact and finance. She will discuss what is "impact investing", what is the overlap between impact investing and women, and if you'd like to be more involved in the impact investing sector, how can you do that whilst still having a career in the industry.

Pre Work

We encourage participants to prepare for this webinar by reflecting on their current investments and reading the brief case study Sandy prepared during her time at Westpac, click DOWNLOAD EVENT FLYER above.

Goals

The key objective of the Brand You webinar series is to assist you in building a solid foundation of leadership skills such that you’re ready to step up and lead when the opportunities arise.

Speaker

Sandy is an impact expert and works at the interface of impact and finance. After 15 years working for social change in pre and post apartheid South Africa, Sandy returned home to Australia, working for PwC initially and then at Westpac. Her last role after almost a decade at the bank was Head of Social Innovation. Sandy was part of the team that built one of Australia's two first social impact bonds and has gone on to design numerous social impact bonds, including a development impact bond in PNG. She has been a leader in the development of the impact investing sector in the region and also plays a key role in growing social enterprises in Australia and the Pacific. She serves on the Australian Advisory Board of the Global Steering Committee for Impact Investing, the Advisory Board of the Australian Centre for NFP and philanthropic studies and is a Non-Executive Director of Queensland's largest philanthropic foundation, Hand Heart Pocket.