Fireside Chat: Talking Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Social Impact 11.50am – 12.35pm  |  Stage 2

Fireside Chat: Talking Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

with Adam Goodes
Interviewed by
Nick Carah Nick Carah
Managing Director, Jellis Craig (Stonnington and Richmond VIC)

Join Adam Goodes as he sits down for a rare and deeply personal conversation about racism, the challenges and triumphs of his history-making football career.

He will also talk to Australia’s ongoing journey when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the role every single one of us needs to play to keep us moving forward.

A proud Adnyamathanha man, Adam is a symbol of resilience and optimism and an inspirational role model as he works to create a better Australia for all.

In 2014, he was named the Australian of the Year, recognising his community work and advocacy in the fight against racism, and empowering the next generation of Indigenous Australians.


Key takeaways

Deepen your awareness and be part of a heartfelt conversation that matters

Understand why diversity, equity and inclusion must be on the agenda for all businesses and leaders

Leave feeling empowered to take concrete steps, big or small, and to spark real change, creating a fairer and more equitable society

Be inspired by Adam’s powerful advocacy for a more inclusive Australia

Who should attend

People who want to better understand the role they can play in creating a more inclusive Australia

Anyone with a drive to contribute to positive change

Leaders responsible for ensuring a safe and inclusive environment for their people