Hosted by Nicky Wagner MP for Christchurch Central, the first Birds’ Eye View Meeting for 2013 is to take place on Thursday 7th March. As in the past, another two fantastic women will talk about their contribution to the recovery and rebuild. Nicky will be joined by Karen Guilliland, CEO of NZ College of Midwives and Kaila Colbin, Ministry of Awesome.
WHEN: Thursday 7th March, 2013
WHERE: Bayleys Auction Rooms, Ground Floor, 3 Deans Avenue
RSVP: Email email@example.com
Or phone (03) 365 8297 – SPACE IS LIMITED SO BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT
Come along to this informal meeting which focuses on the rebuild of Christchurch from a women’s perspective. There will be time for a general discussion afterwards.
Karen Guilliland (CEO NZ College of Midwives) - Karen is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the New Zealand College of Midwives (Inc). She was the College’s founding President and has 40 years’ experience in a wide variety of clinical practice as a nurse and midwife, as well as teaching and management positions within the health sector. She led New Zealand’s first equal pay case for women in 1993 winning midwives the right to be paid the same as doctors when doing the same maternity work.
Kaila Colbin (Ministry of Awesome) - Kaila Colbin is one of the founders of the non-profit Ministry of Awesome, which has been watering the seeds of awesome in Christchurch since 2012. Along with Vicki Buck, Sam Johnson, Sacha McMeeking, and Awesomists Kimberley Gilmour and Jules Cone, Ministry of Awesome brings people together, shares awesome projects and opportunities, and provides structured support so you can turn your own awesome idea into reality.
Kaila is also co-founder of project management training company Falcon Training, the founder of social media marketing consultancy Missing Link, and the curator of TEDxEQChCh and TEDxChristchurch. In 2012, she won a Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Local Hero award for her contribution towards the Christchurch rebuild.