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When: Friday 08 Mar, 12.00pm - 2.00pm
Where: BNZ Partners Centre, Level 1, 86 Highbrook Drive
Refreshments: Light lunch & refreshments
Cost: Free of charge
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08 Mar 2024

International Women's Day

Join us in celebrating International Women's Day on March 8. 
This year, the theme is #InspireInclusion.

We have two wonderful speakers, Ranjna Patel and Miranda Burdon, who will share their insights and experiences on fostering inclusion and advancing gender equality. 

Together we can forge women's equality, and collectively we can all #InspireInclusion.

*We welcome all genders to attend this event.


This event is proudly sponsored by:


Ranjna Patel: 
Ranjna is actively involved in many wider community groups and sits on numerous advisory boards including the National Ethnic Forum for NZ Police, CM Police, Middlemore Foundation, Mental Health Foundation, Diversity Works, Global Women and Co Of Women.

Ranjna has been awarded a NZ Order of Merit (ONZM), Queen’s Service Medal
(QSM). She has also been inducted into the Co of Women NZ Hall of Fame for Women Entrepreneurs, won EEO Diversity Awards Walk the Talk and IBA Best Business Women of the Year and a finalist for
Westpac Women of Influence in Business and Entrepreneur for three years, NEXT Woman of the Year – Business and Innovation, EY Entrepreneur Of the Year – Master Category and the Deloittes Top 200
Awards – Visionary Leader.


Miranda Burdon: 
Miranda was up until March 2019 the CE of Global Women and remains a committed and active member. She has subsequently established the plant-powered food business Food Nation and continues her governance involvement. 

Miranda is Chair of Meadow Mushrooms Ltd, one of the largest horticultural businesses in the South Island and the second largest mushroom grower in Australasia. She is Chair of sector body Emerging Proteins NZ. In the NFP space Miranda is the Chair of Live Ocean, an entity established by Peter Burling and Blair Tuke to lead the way in supporting ocean health and restoration.

With over 20 years of governance experience, her previous roles have included property,FMCG and NZ Lotteries as well NFP boards. The mother of three sons, Miranda lives with her husband Andrew in Auckland.


NB: This event is reserved for Business East Tamaki members only.

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