Lucy is an innovative leadership program with a focus on female undergraduates studying law, business, finance, economics and accounting at the Universities of Sydney, Western Sydney and Newcastle.
The program aims to inspire, motivate and educate women about the opportunities available for employment and leadership in the private and public sectors. This is achieved by establishing relationships between students and mentors who are working professionals.
Between March and April each year we ask partners, special counsel, consultants and senior associates in Sydney and Newcastle if they would like to be a volunteer mentor in the program. Mentors are selected on the basis of life and work experience and their willingness to share their time, skills and workplace with a student. Students from the second year of their studies and above are recruited for the program and are matched as closely as possible with a mentor's area of expertise.
Click here to read about the 2014 Lucy Mentoring Program graduation. You can also watch Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, give a keynote address at the 2014 graduation here.