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Scots College Launching Leaders Conference

Monday 16 March
8.45am – 3.30pm
Scots College, Strathmore, Wellington

Scots College is proud to host the annual Launching Leaders conference for Y13 Senior Students in the Wellington, Wairarapa and Hawke’s Bay regions

“We must become the change we want to see” – Mahatma Gandhi. This free conference is a forum for future leaders to discuss and learn from those in leadership positions. The day will include a variety of guest speakers and workshops. Morning tea and lunch are provided. Catering for the day will cater for GF VG and V, any additional requirements or if unsure regarding allergies, please report to the catering staff onsite on the day.

We are delighted to announce keynote speaker; Dr Farah Palmer ONZM, Hon James Shaw and Jamie Beaton. And MC, Commonwealth games medallist and Scots Collegian, Lewis Clareburt.

View the full day’s programme here

Dr Farah PalmerFarah-Palmer
Former captain of the New Zealand Black Ferns rugby team, International Rugby Board (IRB) 2005 International Women’s Personality of the Year. Today Farah holds a position in sports management at Massey University. She has combined her experience of sport, tertiary education, and diverse identities with her desire to bring about social and cultural change through education, strategic decision-making, and storytelling. Farah is a member and Chair on several sporting boards.

James-ShawHon James Shaw
The Minister for Climate Change, Statistics and Finance and male co-leader of the Green Party. Prior to becoming an MP, James had a successful career in management consulting, primarily in London, where he lived from 1998 to 2010. James worked with large, multinational companies across Europe and around the world, helping them develop more sustainable business practices. A Scots College Collegian James attended in his earlier schooling years from 1979-1985.

Katy Ellis
General Manager, Mojo Coffee

Jamie BeatonJamie-Beaton
King’s College Old Boy Jamie Beaton graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Applied Mathematics & Economics as well as a Masters in Applied Math from Harvard university, while also working as the youngest analyst at Tiger Management – at the age of 20. Jamie co-founded Crimson Education, an education consulting company, and serves as its CEO. Jamie has spoken at the UN about eradicating poverty and was listed in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30.

Lewis-Clareburt<MC – Lewis Clareburt
Swimmer and former Scots College student Lewis Clareburt swam the race of his life to pick up bronze in the men’s 400m individual medley at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. He has won three golds and four silver medals at the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas, eight gold medals at the 2017 New Zealand Age Group Championships and a Bronze Medal in the 400m Individual Medley at the 2019 World Aquatic Championships.


Please register online below before Monday 2 March
Any questions please contact Headmasters PA, Maria Calcott hmpa@scotscollege.school.nz

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1 Monorgan Road
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Wellington 6022
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PO Box 15064
Wellington 6243
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