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Kerryn Phelps: ‘Sometimes You Have To Lead When There Is No-One You Can Follow’

At our first ever executive summit, independent Member for Wentworth Dr Kerryn Phelps gave a keynote address on the power of female role models.

By Lara Robertson

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At our first ever executive summit, independent Member for Wentworth Dr Kerryn Phelps gave a keynote address on the power of female role models.

By Lara Robertson

Throughout her wide-ranging and illustrious career, Dr Kerryn Phelps has been a disruptor, not an imitator.

As she knows, it’s a position that can be difficult to navigate. Those who are breaking the mould rather than sticking to the status quo are often left without clear role models – whether male or female – to look to for guidance.

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#HerVote is our new campaign created to elevate women’s voices and inform women’s opinions ahead of the 2019 federal election. Don’t miss out on our first #HerVote event in Sydney on Friday April 5, featuring today’s leading female politicians as well as upcoming female candidates.

You’ve hit the glass ceiling. And our paywall.

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