Join us online for the second in our series of national Archibubs webinars. Hosted by our WA Chapter Gender Equity Taskforce (GET), we welcome Candice Knight – People and Culture Business Partner (Hassell), Kellie McGivern – Design Manager (Hesperia) and Seán McGivern – Director (KHA Studio) to discuss the topic ‘Empowering Parenthood’ with a focus on sharing the load; between primary and secondary caregiver as well as employer and employee.
This is a free event however registration is essential.
This seminar provides one informal CPD point.
Candice Knight, People and Culture Business Partner (Hassell)
Candice is Hassell's People and Culture Business Partner. She is also mother to an energetic toddler and a darling six month old.
Candice works closely with leaders at Hassell to embed a supportive and vibrant work culture that nurtures the creative talent of employees. Passionate about mental health and wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, and in particular, the areas of gender equity and reconciliation, Candice has helped champion flexible and sustainable work hours, as well as deliver Hassell's initiatives to build a safe and inclusive culture for all.
At this webinar, Candice will present a summary of recent updates to government parental leave entitlements and share best practice examples for organisations and individuals to navigate family and work life.
Kellie McGivern, Design Manager (Hesperia) and Seán McGivern, Director (KHA Studio)
Kellie and Seán are partners in life and parenting. They have been raising two beautiful daughters while simultaneously building successful individual careers. Both are registered architects in the UK, immigrating to Perth in 2011. Kellie worked in large practice before moving into consultancy and is currently a Design Manager at Hesperia. Seán is also a registered architect in WA, Victoria and NSW and a Director at the award-winning KHA Studio.
At this webinar, Kellie and Seán will share their lived experiences of starting and raising a family whilst supporting one another's career in architecture.
Mimi Cho, Co-Chair GET WA
Mimi is Co-Chair of our WA Chapter Gender Equity Taskforce, an Associate Architect at Hassell, and mother of two boys aged six months and 3 years.