Norah’s Speaking Engagements


Norah Breekveldt - Speaking Engagements


Holden, International Women’s Day event – Sideways to Success


Motorola Solutions Annual Channel Partners Conference – Future Proofing your Business with Succession Planning
Holden, International Women’s Day event – Sideways to Success

Women at Coles Forum – February 2014
Guest speaker, Monash University International Women’s Day – March 2014
Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium – 27thJune 2014

Liquid Learning – Women in Engineering Leadership Summit
Liquid Learning – Women in Finance Leadership Summit
CEDA Copland Leadership Program – Demolishing Myths About the Brain
Ampersand Breakfast Briefing – Creating Executive Presence
Ampersand Breakfast Briefings (Melbourne and Sydney) – A Brain Based View of Executive Integration

Tonkin Talent Forum – The Neuroscience of On-boarding

Brainwave Network Master classes and breakfasts:

  • An introduction to Neuroleadership
  • Neuroleadership of decision-making
  • Do Women Lead Differently to Men?
  • Making Change Stick

ANZ – Neuroleadership and Career Resilience
INVESCO – Mastering the Art of Difficult Conversations
INVESCO – Career Resilience in Difficult Times

Author of
Sideways To The Top – 10 Stories of Successful Women That Will Change Your Thinking About Careers Forever 
(Melbourne Books, 2013)

Career Interrupted – How 14 Successful Women Navigate Career breaks (Melbourne Books, 2015)


Other book-related speaking engagements:

Herbert Smith Freehills, Melbourne, and PwC, Sydney – Tackling Gender Equality by Disrupting the Status Quo 
DCA’s Gender Reporting Network – Grab That Opportunity
Melbourne Forum – Key insights
Fenton Communications Networking Group – Key Insights
Macfarlan Lane breakfast – Identifying and Seizing Opportunities



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Victoria Khroundina of SheRa Mag chats to Norah about inspirational women, some of the obstacles they faced in the workplace, and personal strategies that can help women navigate career breaks.
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