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#CareersUnlocked: How to find passion, purpose and profit

29 September 2022
6.00pm – 6.45pm AEST
Online
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As Australians re-emerge from two years of disruptions caused by lockdowns and a global pandemic, it is clear workers are looking for more in their careers – whether it is flexibility, purpose or passion, there is no doubt that the nine to five has changed. 

Recent research reveals a third of Australians would take a pay-cut in exchange for better work/life balance, more enjoyable work or a greater sense of fulfilment*.

Join #CareersUnlocked: How to find passion, purpose and profit as our expert panel, Shehara Hapugalle, Senior Client Lead for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategy at The Dream Collective and Professor Barney Tan, Head of School of Information Systems and Technology Management (SISTM) at UNSW Business School, unpack how workers evolving expectations is redefining business norms through flexible work, inclusivity and social entrepreneurship.

Redefine your career with our discussion and receive top tips on how you can strike a balance between passion, purpose and profit in business.

*LinkedIn Market Research

Speakers
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Shehara Hapugalle, Senior Client Lead for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at The Dream Collective

Panellist

Shehara has always been passionate about creating sustainable strategies to solve complex problems. Following her completion of a Master of Commerce, specialising in Global Sustainability and Social Impact at UNSW, Shehara has been championing Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship practices and is currently working as a Senior Client Lead at a Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Consultancy Firm.  

Throughout her career and teaching engagements, she continues to support individuals and businesses to reach their full potential. 

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Barney Tan, Head of School and a Professor at the School of Information Systems and Technology Management (SISTM) of UNSW Business School

Panellist

Professor Barney Tan is the Head of School at the School of Information Systems and Technology Management (SISTM) at UNSW Business School. His research interests include fintech, digital ecosystems and Information Systems for Sustainable Development. He is also currently a Senior Editor for Information Systems Journal and Information Technology and People. 

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Kristen Versitano, Future Students Faculty Partner for the UNSW Business School

Host

Kristen Versitano is the Future Students Faculty Partner for the UNSW Business School. As an experienced business leader within the Higher Education sector, Kristen specialises in balancing commercial acumen with innovative marketing insights to pursue strategic business objectives and drive change.