Connecting women with opportunities to develop their skills.
Utilising women’s skills
Connecting skilled women with employers
Working to ensure women and girls are free from violence
Encouraging and developing women leaders
Victoria Carter has more than 20 years experience in governance, beginning with becoming a board member of the Auckland Kindergarten Association. She has been a city councillor, chair of the Auckland Arts Festival and is a director of both publicly listed and private companies. Victoria co-founded car-share service Cityhop and is currently deputy chair of NZ Thoroughbred Racing and a director of Tax Management New Zealand. Earlier this year she was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the arts, business and the community.
Five thought-provoking stories about women in New Zealand and the world in the news this week:
1. They may have made up just 18 per cent of attendees, but women were a hot topic at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Some of the world's most powerful CEOs are trying to boost women's chances of rising in the workplace. Read more here.