Emma Yee (Class of 1999) was the guest speaker for this year’s International Women’s Day breakfast. Emma discussed her career journey spanning over twenty years in the hospitality industry, working with some of Australia’s biggest brands. She spoke frankly to our students about the challenges she has faced, her support network, and the absolute importance of women supporting other women and celebrating their achievements.
Thank you to Claire Moody and the Student Representative Council for their efforts in organising this hugely popular event, the proceeds of which support the Kopanang community in South Africa.
The following video was shown at the IWD event, featuring some of our younger student leaders who were asked to name an inspirational woman, and the messages they would give to other women. Their answers were insightful and passionate, and we wanted to share their words with the wider Siena community: