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Making a Difference: Girls for Change Leadership Summit

October 2, 2017, 8:00 am - October 8, 2017, 4:00 pm, Sydney, Melbourne, Dunedin, Brisbane,

The Alliance has developed this two-day program to give girls who want to make a difference in their own lives, their communities and the world the confidence, skills and ideas to step up and lead. Making a Difference will empower girls to bring their social conscience and inner leader to life. Filled with workshops, fun activities, inspiring mentors and powerful speakers Making a Difference will give girls the opportunity to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Years 9, 10 & 11 girls in Australia or Years 10,11 and 12 girls in New Zealand from Alliance member schools and non-member schools are invited to attend.


  • gain confidence to step up and lead
  • develop entrepreneurial skills
  • learn techniques needed to be a strong advocate for change
  • build a powerful support network
  • work on real projects that can make a difference
  • find your passion

Making a Difference 
is packed with dynamic sessions that will take girls on a learning journey that uncovers creative leadership and entrepreneurial skills, explores effective advocacy, and develops communication skills needed to effect change.


DUNEDIN: 2-4 October, St Hilda’s Collegiate School, Dunedin (Residential option available). Registration closes 19 September for residential option and 20 September non-residential.

Dunedin MAD Summit brochure

BRISBANE: 7-8 October, St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School, Ascot. Registration closes 27 September

Brisbane MAD Summit brochure


Australia: Students from Alliance member schools – AUD$285 / Students from non-member schools – AUD$355

New Zealand: Students from Alliance member schools – AUD$259 / Students from non-member schools – AUD$323. Residential option extra AUD$116 incl. two-nights supervised accommodation and meals in student residence of St Hilda’s Collegiate School.

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Sydney, Melbourne, Dunedin, Brisbane

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