2015 Media Releases

July 6, 2015

Deutsche Bank to host Women in Banking and Finance 7th Annual Forum

On Tuesday 18 August 2015, Deutsche Bank will host the 7th Women in Banking and Finance (WiBF) Annual Forum in Sydney themed ‘the diversity dividend.’

The diversity dividend brings together a distinguished line up of speakers who will provide their perspectives on diversity and how effective implementation can achieve tangible bottom line benefits and competitive edge.

Keynote speaker:
- The Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP, NSW Treasurer and Minister for Industrial Relations

Panel:
- Ghazaleh Lyari, Chair, Heads Over Heels
- Sam Mostyn, President, Australian Council for International Development
- Alison Watkins, Group Managing Director, Coca-Cola Amatil

The panel discussion will be moderated by well-known commentator Adam Spencer.

WiBF CEO Amanda Dobbie said: “It is a pleasure to partner with Deutsche Bank to deliver the 7th annual forum. The topic this year underscores a fundamental idea and one that forms a core piece of WiBF’s offering - that is institutions must embrace global diversity in order to achieve full potential.”

Deutsche Bank’s Australia and New Zealand Chief Executive Officer, James McMurdo, said: “We are delighted to be hosting the WiBF Annual Forum for the 7th year. It is a significant event on the WiBF calendar and one that we at Deutsche Bank always look forward to.”

Mr McMurdo added: “The event is about giving talented and successful women the opportunity to hear from inspiring people about the social and economic benefits of gender diversity in the workplace.”

You can register here for the event.

Follow this year’s WiBF Annual Forum on twitter under the hashtag #DBWiBF

About WiBF and Deutsche Bank’s involvement

WiBF is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the professional development of women in the banking and finance sectors. Deutsche Bank has hosted the WiBF Annual Forum since 2009. It is one of five events that the Bank supports globally to promote diversity with the first event, the Women on Wall Street Conference, launched in 1995. 

 



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