Room 1 

11:40 - 12:40 


Talk (60 min)

Building skills and creating communities

With the talent market the tightest we've ever seen, hiring for capability, providing upskilling pathways and creating communities within organisations is essential to attract and retain the best people.

Work skills

In this session I will share practical tips, resources and frameworks that I've developed and used in my previous tech leadership, HR and most recently training specialist roles to help you implement best practices regardless of the technology stack you are using.

Donna Edwards

Donna has 20+ years’ experience working in the IT industry. She is the CEO of SHOUTOUT, a simple recognition program helping organisations retain their talent and a Manager at Amazon Web Services running untapped talent programs across APJ and EMEA including the global CloudUp for Her program.

With an MBA and MHRM, Donna is an international conference speaker and regular panelist on culture, talent development, diversity, leadership topics. She is an author and a WA Business News, 40 under 40 award winner for the Professional Services category.