Celebrating Every Step - International Women's Day


This International Women’s Day we celebrate the achievements of women in real estate.

Please join us for an afternoon with some dynamic women who have achieved great success in their fields and continue to build on that by supporting others. Each one’s career journey has been unique and inspiring and there is a lot that we can all learn from. 

Dr. Katie Allen MP, Federal Member for Higgins has also recently confirmed her attendance. Book Now to avoid disappointment.



Peta Searle OAM,
AFLW Head Coach at St Kilda Football Club and first female AFL Assistant Coach

Part of many “firsts”, Peta has been a trailblazer for women in football. Breaking the glass ceiling in professional AFL coaching in the men’s and women’s competitions has required incredible dedication, passion, growth and support from different quarters. Peta will talk about the importance of building a network of support that can help you achieve your potential.

Leah Calnan,
REIV President and Director of Metro Property Management

Leah’s experience encompasses more than 20 years in the property industry, commencing as an Assistant Property Manager. Leah is currently proprietor and Director of Metro Property Management & Metro Property Sales and was elected to the REIV Board of Directors in 2014. Leah is well-known and highly respected in the real estate sector. Now in her second term as REIV President, Leah knows the industry closely and is well placed to share her knowledge with others. Leah will host a panel discussion with four leading women in real estate regarding their career journey. The panel discussion will be full of insights and tips that could help many more women carve their personal career journey.



Jane Caulfield, Senior Associate & Auctioneer, Fletchers Real Estate

A dynamic auctioneer and skilled negotiator, Jane offers her clients the benefits of a wealth of industry experience, delivered in a strategic and collaborative approach. Jane’s vendors appreciate her high level of focus and determination to achieve record breaking results, which translates in the numerous referrals and testimonials that she receives. With a career founded in the real estate industry in Taiwan, she has a unique level of understanding of the Chinese buyer mindset. Prior to commencing her real estate career in Australia, she also ran her own conveyancing business, which added to her level of perspective and understanding of the processes one goes through when selling property.

Megan Mander, Managing Director, Urbane Commercial
Megan’s impressive Commercial Real Estate Career spans over 20 years and prior to launching Urbane Commercial Pty Ltd Megan gained her vast industry expertise with a range of high-level clients across several specialist Commercial Agencies. Her experience includes management of various assets including strip retail, office buildings, police stations, service stations and childcare centres. Priding herself on always being at the forefront of the industry, Megan’s exceptionally thorough knowledge of all aspects of commercial real estate has seen her awarded Commercial Property Manager of the Year by the REIV in 2018 and nominated as a finalist for the National Real Estate Property Manager award in the same year. Megan is currently completing a Diploma of Operations and Facilities Management.

Charlotte Pascoe, CEO, Stockdale & Leggo

Charlotte Pascoe is CEO of the Stockdale & Leggo network. With a career spanning close to 20 years, Charlotte has vast experience across all facts of the Real Estate Industry.  Her ‘on the ground’ knowledge allows her to provide strategic support to further the advancement of the Stockdale & Leggo family.  Working closely with a diverse network located throughout Victoria & interstate, Charlotte is passionate about Real Estate professionals achieving their own version of personal success and professional accomplishments.

Janet Spencer, Founder and Director, Buyer Solutions

Janet Spencer, Buyer Solutions’ Founder and Director, has been a Buyer’s Agent since 1995 and a real estate agent since 1989. Over that time, Janet has supported property transactions as both a Buyers Agent and Vendor Advocate and skilled property adviser and negotiator. She consistently achieves better real estate results, without crossing the ethical line. Janet REIV Buyers Agent of the Year Award 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020. She is also a recognised media commentator on property matters in the Financial Review, Domain, Herald Sun, Your Investment Property, Australian Property Investor and other property publications.




$176.00 (inc. GST)     


$247.50 (inc. GST)

Members – Table of 8 
$1320.00 (inc. GST) 

Ticket price includes a 2-course lunch. 

Registration: 12:00 pm 
Event Duration: 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

05 Mar 2021, 12:00 PM
River Room - Crown Towers
8 Whiteman Street
Southbank, VIC 3006
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