Rating: M
Length: 97 mins

Taking part in the Q&A will be Ann Sherry, Director, Male Champions of Change STEMM Group, Sarah Brough, Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, UNSW Faculty of Science, Kimberly Vinette Herrin, Taronga Zoo Veterinarian and Homeward Bound Participant, and The Leadership’s writer/director, Ili Baré.

The world is crying out for a new model of leadership, but what is it? One woman thinks she has the answer. Australian CEO and ‘dreamer’ Fabian Dattner, leads an international group of 76 female scientists on an Antarctic voyage designed to transform them “into the sort of leaders they want to be.” Her hope is that once these women are primed to lead in science, they will be able to make meaningful change around the world. But on board Dattner’s own leadership style and philosophy are both severely tested, as the women’s deeply personal stories of workplace harassment and more are revealed. Set against the planet’s last untouched wilderness, The Leadership delivers an altogether unexpected and original reflection on what it takes to be a good leader, while unearthing the profoundly troubling systemic obstacles to women’s advancement in science and beyond.

“Even as it stands, this blend of travelogue, TED talk and traumatic encounter group session appeals to the imagination as a snapshot of how the world is changing in multiple directions at once.” – The Age.

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