Celebrating Women in International Business
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As proud sponsors of the Women In International Business category at this year's 30th WA Industry & Export Awards , the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (WA) invites you to a celebration of women in our state making their mark in global business.
In keeping with the awards' 30th Anniversary, we will reflect on the last three decades; how far we have come and what still needs to be done for the success of the next generation of business women. Our guest speaker Tracey Horton AO, will share insights from her own journey and a panel of past WA award winners will discuss their experiences during a Q&A discussion.
About Our Speaker
Tracey Horton AO
BEc (Hons) (UWA), MBA (Stanford), FAICD, FGIA, Emeritus Professor (UWA)
Tracey is the Chairperson for Navitas Limited and Non‐Executive Director of Australian Institute of Company Directors National Board. She is a Commissioner of the Tourism Commission and a member of the Takeovers Panel and Bain & Company Advisory Board. Tracey is also involved in community activities including Chair of Council of Presbyterian Ladies College.
Tracey’s career began in Sydney with the Reserve Bank of Australia after graduating from The University of Western Australia. Upon completing her MBA at Stanford University in California, Tracey spent several years working for the international management consulting firm, Bain & Company, providing strategic and management advice to international clients in the technology, retail, healthcare and utility sectors. Tracey returned to Perth in 2000, as a Director at Poynton and Partners and GEM Consulting, attending to clients in the utility and resources sectors. Her most recent executive role was as Dean of the University of Western Australia from mid‐2004 to August 2011, where she was awarded the life‐time title of Emeritus Professor.
Tracey was recognised for distinguished service to business and business education and appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2017.
Dee-Ann Prather, Down Under Enterprises International
NSW Women in Global Business Award winner
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