Presented by City of Greater Geelong
A truly exceptional Australian, Ita Buttrose AO OBE knows first hand the role resilience plays in overcoming business challenges. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear what she has to say about her extraordinary media career and then running a small business as CEO of her own publishing companies.
Ita is a legendary media trailblazer, businesswoman, best-selling author, committed community and welfare contributor and 2013 Australian of the Year. Twice voted Australia’s most admired woman she has a long and distinguished career in the Australian media with a number of notable achievements.
Ita was the founding editor of Cleo, the youngest ever editor of The Australian Women’s Weekly, the first woman to ever edit a major metropolitan newspaper in Australia as Editor-in-Chief of the Daily & Sunday Telegraphs, and the first woman Director of News Ltd Australia. She has held senior executive positions with Australia’s leading publishing companies.