Women in Leadership Program

The purpose of this two-day program is to inspire, encourage and support women in healthcare and research to reach their full career potential. This program will explore equal opportunity, capacity, capability building and career strategic planning as well as providing supportive networks and partnerships.

Delivered by Ms. Tracey Ezard, Professor Helena Teede and Associate Professor Jacqueline Boyle, with support from current leaders in healthcare and research


Ms. Tracey Ezard

Tracey is an expert in helping organisations thrive by focusing on building the key pillars of learning intelligence: growth mindset, compelling environment and authentic dialogue. She builds the capacity of leaders to create an energy buzz about the work and alignment on the future plans. Tracey helps leaders and staff co-create and collaborate – and most importantly, act on it!


Professor Helena Teede

Helena is a clinician and academic. She is an endocrinologist who is strongly committed to leading and driving evidence into practice to ensure improved health outcomes. She is the Director of Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation (MCHRI) at the Monash University’s School of Public Health, and also the Executive Director of Monash Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre. Helena sits on the NHMRC research committee and has held a range of leadership roles throughout her career.


Associate Professor Jacqueline Boyle

Jacqui is Deputy Director of MCHRI and Head of MCHRI Women’s Public Health and Health Equity Program. She is a gynaecologist whose research field is Women's health and particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Health. Her clinical and research work is based in the Northern Territory and Victoria.


‘This was the most impactful course I have done in recent years. I have thought about it almost every day since, and still feel inspired and empowered as a result.’
Manager, Royal Children's Hospital

‘The two days provided me with inspiration and knowledge to be able to get out and do what I already can but didn't trust myself to do.’
Unit Manager, Monash Health

'This course helped to consolidate the elements of effective leadership, with key areas of improvement identified. ’
Service Improvement Manager, Monash Health