Entrepreneurs #LunchHour Talk


Join our Chair Theresa Gattung virtually for some inspiring korero during your lunch hour with an incredible line-up of speakers.

Wednesday 1 Dec (12.30pm – 2pm)

Our Panel of Inspiring Entrepreneurs


Carmen Vicelich – is the founder of two multi-million dollar global businesses (Data Insights & Valocity). Data Insight works with large businesses to create and execute their data strategy of becoming data driven and leveraging AI, machine learning, analytics and visualisation. Valocity connects the property ecosystem to transform the mortgage and valuation process and democratize home ownership. Valocity’s cloud based platform digitally connects and streamlines the entire ecosystem in New Zealand and works with innovative lenders in Australia, Asia and India.

Rhonda Kite – is the founder of Kiwa Digital. Rhonda paved the way for the company’s work with indigenous groups around the world using technology to preserve indigenous knowledge in formats that are relevant and accessible. As a multi-award-winning television producer, her roots and passion are ingrained in the cultural localisation of media content for a global audience.  Rhonda was recently honoured with the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for Services to New Zealand in Technology for Film and Television.

Cecilia Robinson –  A serial entrepreneur and innovator, as founder and creator of one of New Zealand’s most successful ever start-ups My Food Bag.  Cecilia is now the founder and Co-CEO of Tend Health, healthcare designed for modern life. Tend Health is a team of health professionals, technologists and entrepreneurs with a vision to transform healthcare for current and future generations. Cecilia has been acknowledged for her visionary leadership receiving a number of awards – she was the Supreme Winner 2017 Women of Influence Awards, NEXT Magazine Businesswoman of the Year 2014, EY Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, HER Businesswoman of the Year 2012, to name a few.

Rebecca Percasky – has a lifelong passion for positive environmental change coupled with a desire to do better business. Rebecca became cognisant of the repercussions for the amount of packaging waste being generated. She realised she could and was highly inspired to do packaging better. This was the catalyst behind Better Packaging Co. Her vision is a world where rubbish bins as we know them don’t exist, where everything including waste has a value. She not only wants to create a waste free world but is striving to create a better way of working that is underpinned by the company’s core values.

>>>Register here<<<


Wellington Member Drinks

What better way is there to end 2021 than with convivial drinks with fellow Global Women members. We hope you can join us!

Tuesday 7 Dec (5pm – 7pm) – Wellington Central – RSVP essential

Join us for a truly inspiring evening to end this turbulent year with a bang!


We are delighted to have Dame Kerry Prendergast as our event host and are honoured to announce Dame Patsy Reddy as our guest speaker. Dame Patsy will be reflecting on her time as Governor General and sharing her thoughts for the future.




Please register for this event through chantelle.lincoln@globalwomen.org.nz. Once registered, you will receive a calendar invite with all details.

Due to government covid restrictions spaces are limited. If alert levels change, where possible we will try to accommodate further spaces for those wishing to attend.

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