ACT Mentoring

NAWIC Success Series

The NAWIC ACT Success Series is a series of networking events hosted by our member’s businesses and employers.  The events are aimed at professional development, information sharing and networking and are a great opportunity to hear about local businesses and listen to prominent speakers from across the construction industry discuss a wide range of valuable topics.

They run for around 1 ½ - 2 hours and will be held in different locations across the ACT and local region.

Upcoming dates for 2017 Success Series

16 August 2017

2017 CEO Shadow Program

About the program

The CEO Shadow Program is an exciting and unique opportunity open to NAWIC members who aspire to become an industry leader.

Successful applicants will ‘shadow’ a current industry leader and watch them in action for 2 to 3 full days, providing a real and genuine insight into their role.

The program aims to demystify the role of the CEO and to inspire more women to keep striving for appointment to senior leadership positions.

How to apply

To submit an application apply online at by providing goals, achievements, career planning and progression aspirations.

The program coordinators will review the applicants, shortlist, and interview participants.

Applicants must be a current NAWIC Member

Applications close 26 June 2017

This year's CEO's

Simon Butt, Director and CEO Manteena
Glenn Carter, CEO Training Fund Authority
Kirk Coningham, Executive Director MBA ACT
Travis Doherty, Chief Executive Officer Village Building Company
Graciete Ferreira, Managing Director Pacific Formwork
Tony Holland, Chief Executive Officer OzHelp
Carmen O’Keefe, Director Riga Precast
Nadine O’Keefe, General Manager ACT Built
Lisa Roberts, Co-founder + Owner, Managing Director, Provincial Plants and Landscapes
Neil Savery, General Manager Australian Building Codes Board

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