Tue, 26 Sept|
KPMG Offices, Level 6 (New Site)
Zonta Club of Wellington Dinner Meeting
Join us at the Zonta Club of Wellington, for our monthly dinner meeting. Our speaker this month is Mele Wendt, MNZM, Board chair/director & consultant - My leadership journey.
Time & Location
26 Sept, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
KPMG Offices, Level 6 (New Site), 44 Bowen Street, Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
About the Event
You are warmly invited to join us at the Zonta Club of Wellington for our monthly dinner meeting
Our guest speaker: Mele Wendt, MNZM, Board chair/director & consultant - My leadership journey.
Mele Wendt, MNZM has 25 years of governance experience and 17 years of management experience. Her roles have included being a high school teacher, the founding pacific islands liaison officer and manager of the student recruitment office at Victoria University of Wellington, and then the executive director of Fulbright New Zealand for ten years.
Mele currently chairs Wellington Community Fund, and serves on the boards of Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu/Te Kura (The Correspondence School), the Real Estate Authority, Tāwhiri: Festivals and Experiences, and the Tokelau International Trust Fund. She is also the National Vice President - Central Region of P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A. She provides consultancies in governance training, Pacific peoples’ development, organisational capacity building, scholarships management, and mentoring.
In 2019, Mele was awarded a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for her services to governance, the Pacific community and women. In 2022, she won the Not-For-Profit Governance Leader Award at the Women in Governance Awards. Mele is a White Ribbon Ambassador and a member of various professional and community groups.
Mele is Samoan (Malie, Vaiala, Lefaga) and palagi (NZ, Britain), and has lived in Wellington for over 35 years. She is married to Eteuati Ete and they have four grown-up children and five grandchildren.
** We use your RSVP to order catering. Please respond by 12pm Thursday 21 September **