Governance NZ

Kate Presswell

executive committee member

An experienced governance practitioner (GAICD), Kate creates governance and leadership opportunities for women; from Board internships to supported participation in global forums such as The Commission on the Status of Women (UN Women) and YWCA World Council. As President, YWCA Darwin, Kate led one of the most successful social service agencies in Australia, focused on empowering women, young women and families. As National Merger Representative Kate co-led the 2018 amalgamation of YWCAs across Australia, to become a strong, national and feminist organisation of women, young women and girls working for gender equality in Australia.

In her academic capacity, Kate lectured first year Higher Education students in Academic Literacies through Sustainability, Cultural Intelligence, and Design and Innovation (EWB Challenge).