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Posted on 17 October 2017 under News

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Amaze is thrilled to announce that Bernadette Gigliotti, Chief Executive Officer of The Australian Centre for Career Education (ACCE), will present at Amaze’s Autism & Employment Forum on 8th November

The ACCE is the trading name for the Career Education Association of Victoria (CEAV) and is a founding member of the Career Industry Council of Australia,  the national peak industry body for careers practitioners across the country.

Bernadette is a professional career development practitioner with more than 25 years professional experience in careers counselling in state, catholic and independent schools.

Bernadette Gigliotti: wealth of experience.

She is an active member of the CEAV and holds membership with the National Career Development Association of America (NCDA) and the International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG).

The CEAV is the peak, state-based association for career practitioners in secondary schools in Victoria.

Lead developer of curriculum framework

Bernadette has held the position of President, Vice President and Secretary to CICA in recent years.

Her work on this committee has assisted in the introduction of Professional Standards for Australian Career Practitioners in schools and The Australian Blueprint for Career Development Competency Framework.

Bernadette was the lead developer of the Victorian Careers Curriculum Framework, designed for use with young people aged 12 to 19 years.

She has delivered professional development to students and teachers and has also represented career practitioners at state, national and international forums.

Bernadette is the proud mother of two adult daughters with disabilities. Her youngest daughter is on the spectrum and is working in open employment.

She believes that all young people have career talent and should be acknowledged for the contributions they can make to building a better society for everyone.

Dani Fraillon

Dani Fraillon, renowned for her role as Partner, People & Change at Price Waterhouse Coopers, will be a headline speaker at  the Autism & Employment Forum.

Dani is a senior consulting Partner who has consulted in Australia and internationally for the past 18 years.

For the past 22 years she has also worked in the disability sector (see details below) and at present is consulting on increasing employment opportunities for people with disability in Australia.

Dani Fraillon: commitment to disability sector.

Dani is the global practice Partner for leadership capability and specialises in shaping organisational culture, leadership assessment and development, strategic communications and executive team development through strategic advice, coaching, and facilitation methodologies.

Dani has worked in the United States, United Kingdom, China, India, Hong Kong and South Korea on a long list of consulting assignments.

The Autism & Employment Forum is considered ideal for young autistic adults, careers teachers in schools, parents of young autistic people and employers.

Forum topics:

*How employing autistic people makes good business sense: Price Waterhouse Coopers

*How to prepare for your career: Career Education Association of Victoria

*Employability skills and how to find work: Epic Recruit Assist

*How to turn a special interest into a career: SEALIFE Aquarium Melbourne

*Hear about the lived experience of an autistic adult and her career as a personal trainer: Elise Muller

Dani Fraillon, background:

Dani is a senior consulting Partner who has been consulting in Australia and internationally for the past 18 years.

She is the global practice Partner for leadership capability and specialises in shaping organisational culture, leadership assessment and development, strategic communications and executive team development through strategic advice, coaching, and facilitation methodologies.

Dani has worked in the United States, United Kingdom, China, India, Hong Kong and South Korea on consulting assignments for organisations including Novartis, Bank of America, Westpac, ANZ Bank, SA PowerNetworks, Optus, Siemens, Commonwealth Bank, Ernst and Young, Lend Lease, Hong Kong Hospital Authority and the Australian Government.

Dani has also consulted deeply in the disability sector for the past 22 years, having been involved in: performance measures for Early Intervention Services; the design and construction of the first playground for all abilities in Australia; the Women’s Hospital ethics committee; founding chair of the Genetic Support Network as part of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

Dani has worked with Australian Paralympic Athletes on team culture and performance for eight years. She is currently

Elise Muller will share her “lived experience”.

consulting on increasing employment opportunities for people with disability in Australia.

Prior to joining PwC Dani was a Managing Partner Leadership Consulting Australia – Heidrick and Struggles.

Core expertise:

●Organisational culture shaping
●CEO and senior executive succession
●CEO and senior executive leadership development
●Strategic planning
●Board effectiveness
●Top Team alignment
●Strategic leadership communication

Education and qualifications

Applied Science, Design, Public Relations

Australian Institute of Company Directors

Awards

Paul Harris Fellow – Services to the community

Our Community Leadership Award – Services to the disability sector

Free tickets available for autistic job seekers

We have 30 free tickets available for autistic job seekers.
To enquire please contact Claire Holden: Phone: 03 9657 1621 or email: Claire.holden@amaze.org.au
Click here for more information and to book your ticket
For those with Self or Plan Managed NDIS plans, this may be paid using your Capacity Building funds if reasonable and necessary to help yourself or the person with a disability to meet their goals.

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