Effective Leadership in Times of Crisis - Online Seminar Series

Sunday, September 13, 2020 - 17:00 to Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 18:00


On Sundays starting 13 September to 8 November 2020. Time: 5-6 pm AEST/ 6-7 pm AEDT/DST / 7-8 am GMT

As seen across the globe, COVID-19 demands ethical and visionary leaders who are holistically compassionate in their service for others; leaders who stimulate the creation of an empowering and enabling environment.

It is in this spirit that Workforce Diversity Consultancy in collaboration with Initiatives of Change bring you this series of free seminars for leaders and emerging community leaders.

This follows the recent forum on Transformational Resilience in times of Crisis with Prof. Rajmohan Gandhi on World Refugee Day 2020.

Schedule of Seminars: 

* Please note that from Sunday 4 October 2020, due to the start of daylight savings, sessions will run at  6-7 pm for those in Melbourne and Sydney.

Topic Date Speaker
Heart of Effective Leadership in Times of Crisis Sunday, 13 September 2020

Dr Nora Amath, Chair, Islamic Relief Australia

Finding Hope in Times of Crisis – Victorious Mentality Sunday, 27 September 2020  

Sharon Orapeleng, Director & Principal at Psyched Solutions| Disruptive Changemaker| Mental Health Advocate

Lane Brookes, Mandandanji man from Roma and Queensland Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak Board Member.

Empowering Youth in Times of Crisis Sunday, 4 October 2020

Yarrie Bangura, UNHCR Youth Representative, Poet, Creators of Peace, Entrepreneur  

Working with Vulnerable Communities in Times of Crisis Sunday, 18 October 2020

Eric Law, AM, Murri Court Magistrate, Cherbourg

Prakurthi Mysore Gururaj, Director of Connect Within and Beyond, Social Entrepreneur, Community Worker

Unleashing your Potential in Times of Crisis Sunday, 25 October 2020

Ronit Baras, Be Happy in Life, Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, NLP Practitioner

Ali Yaghobi, Community worker, Secretary Afghan Australian Initiative

Working with Diversity in Times of Crisis Sunday, 1 November 2020

Kerrie Woodrow, Community Development Team Leader, Multicultural Australia 

Athalia Zwartz, Cultural diversity practitioner, EO IofC Australia 2014-2020

Tools for Creating Change in Times of Crisis Sunday, 8 November 2020

Nigel Heywood, Community Development and Research Manager, Initiatives of Change Australia

Sunny Mawiong, Initiatives of Change, India


The Leadership Series is free of charge, but donations are welcome. Donate here.

Registration is required as spots are limited. You may enrol in more than one seminar. Register here.

For more information please contact Amiel Nubaha or Barbara Lawler or call 0438 589776