2024: Entrepreneurial Women’s Breakfast: Leaders in Tech – University of Wollongong – UOW

Gain insights, inspiration, and connections as our panel of trailblazing women in the tech industry share their stories and strategies for success navigating the intersection of entrepreneurship and technology.  

From overcoming challenges to leveraging innovation, this breakfast event offers a platform for networking and learning from women who are leading the way in tech entrepreneurship.  

Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate diversity, empowerment, and the limitless potential of women in technology. 

The panel

Susan Zhang
Product Localisation Lead, Canva 

Susan Zhang has rapidly scaled the heights of the global technology sector, established herself as a serial entrepreneur and innovator, and forged strong China-Australia links to advance business and cross-cultural relations – all in the space of just ten years. From senior creative roles at Google, TikTok, Amazon and now Canva, Susan’s sharp business acumen and entrepreneurial leadership has established her as an inspirational businessperson and valued mentor for young techpreneurs around the world. 


Dr Sheridan Gho
Co-founder and CEO, Cenofex Innovations 

Dr Gho is a biomechanicist and CEO and co-founder of Cenofex, a Wollongong-based biotechnology company creating medical devices to measure and manage lymphoedema. Now in the clinical research stage of developing Cenofex’s devices, Sheridan is particularly interested in bridging the gap between research innovation and developing a business to deliver products that meet patient needs.  


Christine Higgins
Co-founder and Engineering Leader, Accelo (Exited)

Christine Higgins is one of Wollongong’s most established and respected tech entrepreneurs. As co-founder of client work management software company Accelo, she has seen the tech startup scale from a team of four to 100+ staff worldwide culminating in a successful exit earlier this year.  She is a strong advocate for promoting women in tech and passionate about building diverse, innovative cultures where everyone feels they belong and have a voice. 


Rebecca Duldig (Host)
iAccelerate

Rebecca Duldig is a medtech entrepreneur and leads business development and initiatives at iAccelerate, UOW’s dynamic business accelerator and incubator. She brings her commercial expertise to foster an ecosystem where budding entrepreneurs can flourish, offering them the essential resources, expertise, and guidance they need to succeed.


All are welcome, we hope to see you there!

Date: Thursday, 9 May, 2024
Time: 7.30 am – 9.00 am
Venue: Breakout Space, iAccelerate Centre, Innovation Campus, Squires Way, North Wollongong
Cost: Complimentary for alumni and their guests
Parking: Paid parking is available in the public carpark located next to the Science Space building at the Innovation Campus

Please confirm your attendance before Wednesday, 24 April, 2024 by registering below.


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