Women Leading Education

International Women Leading Education Across Continents extends a warm invitation to academic scholars, researchers, postgraduate students and educational practitioners for the bi-annual conference located in New Zealand, Monday 31 August –Thursday 3 September 2015.

This conference brings together scholars and educational practitioners to explore and celebrate the work of women leaders worldwide. With a focus on the importance of shifting conversations about women’s leadership forward and creating meaningful and deliberate actions, this research conference seeks to celebrate women leaders, share research findings, generate global discussions and re-imagine leadership across a range of international contexts underpinned by notions of joy, passion and purpose.

The conference will take place in the city of Hamilton at the University of Waikato. The University of Waikato is nestled in stunning park like grounds is located on the east side of Hamilton’s vibrant city and is a central location for exploring further attractions in New Zealand. Hamilton is located 1.5 hours from Auckland International Airport.

Join us and experience the unique cultural heritage of New Zealand, the warm hospitality and stimulating research presentations and discussions during the 2015 WLENZ Conference.


To view the conference flyer please click here

To view the conference information sheet for participants click here

To view to updated cultural day information, including times please click here

Delegates can register and collect their conference packs from 5pm to 6pm, Sunday 30 August in the Novotel lobby. Please join us for drinks and nibbles (cash bar) during this time .

Alternatively you can collect your registration pack on Tuesday 1 September 8am - 9am at the Gallagher Performing Arts Academy - University of Waikato.

Powhiri Welcome: 9am at Te Marama Marae - University of Waikato - Please ensure you register early and are at the Marae by 8.45am

Conference Convenor

Dr Rachel McNae - University of Waikato