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Elladex Presents: International Women's Day 2023

ELLADEX - formerly The Remarkable Woman

9th March 2023 | 7.45am - 10am AEDT

The Fullerton Hotel Grand Ballroom, Sydney CBD
or Stream Online

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ELLADEX presents International Women's Day 2023: #CRACKINGTHECODE

The yellow carpet rolls out again. This time for our favourite event of the year - International Women’s Day. Joining us is, Founding Director of RedBalloon, Shark Tank investor and author Naomi Simson, Chair of Adore Beauty, Non-Executive Board Director of Transurban, Energy Australia, Netball Australia and more, Marina Go and Broadcaster, DJ and Writer “Fuzzy” Faustina Agolley

Be inspired by the diverse stories of women who have been #CrackingTheCode to success in leadership, business, media, the boardroom and life, along with details of their challenges along the way.

Plus, connect with our community and grow your personal and professional rolodex in style. 

If you’re in Sydney, join us in person for a memorable morning. If not, join us online from wherever in the world you are, live or at a time that suits you.

ELLADEX (formerly The Remarkable Woman) is ready to bring you another International Woman’s Day you won’t forget. Haven’t joined us before? Here’s what’s in store. 

  • Storytelling from our speakers: leave inspired, from fresh perspectives
  • Get involved: ask your questions in our speaker Q&A session
  • Network and engage: mingle and make connections with the ELLADEX community
  • Fuel up: a full hot breakfast plus tea, coffee and juice

TICKETS SELL FAST SO DON’T MISS OUT! Strictly limited seats available.

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Your 2023 IWD Speakers



Marina Go Faustina Agola
Naomi Simson - RedBalloon Founding Director, “Red Shark” of Shark Tank Australia, Author
Marina Go - Chair of Adore Beauty, Non-Executive Board Director of Transurban, Energy Australia, Netball Australia and more
Faustina Agolley - Broadcaster, DJ, Writer

Event Details


The Fullerton Hotel Grand Ballroom, Sydney CBD or Stream Online

Date & Time:

Thursday, 9th March 7.45am - 10am

In person*
Online Streaming

Premium Members: $150

Individual: $45

Non-members: $170

Group of 10: $400

Table of 10: $1,500

Unlimited access / company wide streaming pass: $900

*strictly limited number of in-person tickets available  

More About Your Speakers

Naomi Simson

Naomi Simson is a home grown success story as the founding director of RedBalloon, she’s now spent over 25 years as an entrepreneur and has authored two best selling books: Live What You Love and Ready to Soar. Naomi was known as the “Red Shark” on 4 seasons of Network 10’s Shark Tank and sits on multiple boards. She’s Australia’s most followed business leader and encourages her audience to play a bigger game with her personal motto: “If it is meant to be, it is up to me”.


Marina Go

Marina Go shines a flashlight on how to break the glass ceiling and make it to the top - time and time again. Having started her career as a journalist, Marina is now the Chair of Adore Beauty and on the board of multiple national companies such as Transurban, EnergyAustralia, Netball Australia, 7-Eleven and the Autosports Group. She was the former chair of the Wests Tiger NRL Club and the Super Netball Commission.


Faustina Agolley

Faustina Agolley, affectionately known as “Fuzzy”, has lived an incredibly diverse career in a time when cultural diversity had yet to progress. Fuzzy is a proud Black and Asian gay Australian of Ghanaian and Chinese-Malaysian heritage. Her talents saw her hosting Video Hits, interviewing the likes of Alicia Keys, Adele, Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga, and she was personally chosen by the Harpo team to be Oprah Winfrey’s touring DJ and is one of the few that can attest from personal experience that Oprah does indeed give the best hugs ever! Fuzzy is now #crackingthecode of her latest hair care venture launching in the United States.

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Here's What To Expect

  • Keynote presentations from Naomi Simson, Marina Go and Faustina Agolley
  • A chance to celebrate International Women’s Day in style and with great company
  • Post-event networking - get your networking game on!
  • Pre and post-event goal setting sessions with the ELLADEX team. Time to get your 2023 game plan!
  • Full hot breakfast plus tea, coffee and juice.

  • A chance to join the conversion during our Q&A session with our speakers. 
  • Photo ops with our panel. Say lights, camera action
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Your Host

Shivani Gopal

Shivani Gopal

This year you'll be spending your morning with Shivani Gopal, CEO and founder of ELLADEX (formerly The Remarkable Woman), who will be asking our panel all the questions you've been curious about! Shivani is passionate about providing a rolodex for the personal, professional and financial growth of women.

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