Auckland 2023

20-21 Jun, Tue–Wed 10am–5pm, Auckland Showgrounds

Samantha McNaughton

Samantha McNaughton

Samantha McNaughton has been involved in the vocational education sector for more than a decade and has held various senior positions at Competenz, MITO and Skills International.

Prior to her current role, Samantha led the strategic industry engagement and learning design and innovation functions, including standard setting, quality assurance, resource development and programme innovation at Competenz. She is acutely aware of the workforce development challenges facing New Zealand and is particularly passionate about ensuring all people have clear and accessible educational pathways that support sustainable employment and prosperity.

See Samantha McNaughton live in Auckland 2023

Tuesday 20 June
Breaking the barriers, women in the industry
2pm-2:45pm Seminar Series

How can we collectively attract, support and retain women in our industries to address the urgent skills and labour shortage and ensure future productivity and prosperity? Aspects of this presentation will cover: 1. Why do we need to attract women? 2. Showcasing the amazing women in our industries 3. What can employers do to attract more women?