Published on 13 Apr 10
This event was aimed at providing an avenue for
networking, mentoring and learning from the perspective of women. This event was open to those who are supportive of the challenges affecting women in the workplace including students, graduates, managers, directors and partners of all ages.
Specific areas covered at this event was the area of career planning and development.
Holly Waltham is the Senior Manager, Human Resources with Perks. Perks is a South Australian professional services firm with 120 team members based in 4 locations (Adelaide, Victor Harbor, Alice Springs & Darwin). Perks team member demographic is currently 67% female and as a result the firm spends a considerable amount of time and effort trying to appreciate “what women want” in order to ensure they are meeting both the personal and professional needs of their team.
Tania Tonkin FTIA is a Partner with dmca Chartered Accountants and also a Director of dmca Wealth Solutions Pty Ltd. Tania joined dmca in January 2007 and accepted the opportunity to become a Partner of the firm in July 2009. Since then Tania has completed a Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) and in conjunction with her business partners established the new wealth management division of the firm. Tania has developed her experience and knowledge working for various Adelaide accounting firms over a period of 20+ years. Flexible working arrangements is something that dmca has embraced for both female and male employees as they acknowledge the importance and benefits to both the team, and the business through the retention of valuable employees.
Kirrily is a solicitor with Minter Ellison.
Current at 17 December 2003
Ben Miels FTIA is the Managing Partner of Edwards Marshall, an independent South Australian professional services firm with some 80 partners and staff. Ben has 20 years experience in taxation and acts as a Director and Board Adviser to a number of clients. With a majority of women holding managerial positions within Edwards Marshall, Ben has an excellent insight into the many challenges facing women in taxation including career progression and succession planning.