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Gender and Disaster Australia: Women in fire and emergency leadership

Women in fire and emer­gency leadership

Reflec­tions on the UK and Aus­tralian expe­ri­ences and ideas for sys­temic change in gen­der inclu­sion. Join us as Com­man­der Don­na Wheat­ley talks to four inspir­ing women, all of whom have faced bar­ri­ers – and over­come them – to become lead­ers with­in their com­mu­ni­ties and organisations. 

In con­ver­sa­tion with Don­na are:

• Alex John­son — Chief Fire Offi­cer, South York­shire Fire & Res­cue UK, named Most Influ­en­tial Woman in Fire” in 2019 

• Dawn Har­tog — Cap­tain, Toolan­gi Fire Brigade and Senior Pro­gram Man­ag­er, FFMVic, Cul­ture and Diversity 

• Quinn Cramer — Pres­i­dent of Women and Fire­fight­ing Australasia 

• Bec­ci Bryant QFSM MBA MIFireE Hon DPP — Chief Fire Offi­cer, Stafford­shire Fire and Res­cue Ser­vice HQ Pire­hill Stone, Stafford­shire, UK