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The AIM Great Debate 2017

The AIM Great Debate has been part of Canberra’s professional and social scene for the past 18 years. With eye-opening discussions, edgy debate and networking with like-minded professionals, this is an event not to be missed!


This year AIm are thrilled to announce the thought provoking topic ‘Equal pay will close the gender gap’, and this year’s debaters include 2017 Canberra Citizen of the Year and ABC veteran journalist Alex Sloan; Award-winning journalist and lead of the gender equality initiative ‘50/50 by 2030 Foundation’ Virginia Haussegger AM; Freelance journalist and co-founder of fEMPOWER Arabella Close; 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year, Yassmin Abdel-Magied; Author of Women in Leadership, Amanda Blesing; and head of strategy and engagement at Science in Australia Gender Equity, Dr Saraid Billiards.


With esteemed social commentator, writer and lecturer, Jane Caro, emceeing the event it will be a whole load of debating fun over lunch whilst networking and celebrating diversity in the workplace!

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