Gemma is the co-founder of Work 180 (previously DCC Jobs), Company Secretary of the Diversity Practitioners Association (DPA), and has served on two not-for-profit Boards including IT Queensland Females in and Technology and Telecommunications (FITT).
Gemma regularly presents on topics including diversity and inclusion, entrepreneurship, personal branding, developing confidence for career success, building communities both internally and externally and a variety of personal development strategies and techniques.
Each talk delivered by Gemma is directly related to her own personal experiences, which results in authentic and inspiring presentations. Most topics are also available in a workshop format.
Gemma has delivered keynote speeches and sat on panels for events including:
Sky News Interview: Women in the Workplace
Sky News Panel: Female Entrepreneurship in Australia
Channel 7: Today Tonight Show
Transport for NSW and Women in Engineering Sydney: Retaining Women In Senior Roles
Diversity Practitioners Association: What works at work: Propelling women into leadership!
Women in Tech & Telco Leadership Summit
Starting her career in ICT nearly 10 years ago, Gemma has worked with Australia’s leading IT consultancies. She is the youngest ever board member appointed to the IT Queensland Board. In 2017, Gemma was a Telstra Business Women’s Awards finalist across two categories (For Purpose and Young Business Woman). In 2016, she won the WIT Entrepreneur of the Year Award, a #Techdiversity Award in the Leaders in Advertising category and was a finalist in the 2015 ARN Women in ICT Awards in the Innovation category.
Through years of working in an industry under-represented by females, Gemma co-founded DCC Jobs with the goal of making a difference. It is now seen as one of Australia’s leading authorities and ambassadors of gender diversity.
Information on Gemma:
Available for: Keynotes; Appearances; Keynotes; Panels Speaker; Guest Speaker.
Categories: Business & Leadership; Inclusion & Diversity; Tech & Science
Travels from: Melbourne
Speaker Experience: Expert