Jen Dalitz is an internationally recognized change agent, having received numerous awards and citations for her entrepreneurship and expertise in gender diversity and business strategy. Jen’s full bio can be accessed here.
Following a twenty-year career in corporate and professional roles, Jen has earned her stripes as The Change Coach. She now teaches change, coaches people through change, and helps businesses to implement it. She doesn’t just talk the talk; Jen really knows how to walk the talk and make change happen.
Professionally, Jen is a Certified Practising Accountant, and has led the member movement to spill the Board at Australia’s largest and least governable professional membership body (to request information on her keynote ‘What went wrong at CPA Australia?” please contact Jen).
An accomplished businesswoman, Jen was listed in the inaugural ‘40 Young Business Leaders List’ by In The Black; has been a Telstra Business Awards finalist and the recipient of an Edna Ryan Workplace Award for improving the working conditions of Australian women. She represented Australia in a BBC global debate on the advancement of women and the Millennium Goals and the Women’s Summit hosted by Malaysia’s Minister for Women.
Jen holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, is a Graduate of the Company Directors Course and an accredited coach with the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership. She has ten years experience serving on Boards in the financial services, agricultural and education sectors including four years as Chair of a national education foundation.
Jen began her career over 20 years ago in the finance sector where she developed a strong operational and consulting track record within leading financial services providers and a top-tier management consulting firm. Her achievements there include leading large teams of 200+ people; with responsibility for $9billion in funds under administration; and directing business programs with $50m+ budgets.
A decade ago, she transitioned to the entrepreneurial arena and has since launched three thriving small businesses. With this experience, Jen brings an ownership mindset to the organisations she works with and is a self-starter with an autonomous style and proven ability to deliver.
With deep expertise at both the strategic and operational levels, Jen has developed and executed on many and varied business strategies, gender diversity strategies, social media and online channels, customer strategies, organisation transformations and led the development of new products and markets.
Jen is the author of Little Wins for Working Women, and a contributing author to Ideas Volume 3 and The Modern Women’s Anthology, and has been blogging for more than a decade at The SheEO Blog and now jendalitz.com.
Having grown up in the country, and achieved professional success in the city, Jen now lives with her husband and young son with one foot in Sydney and the other on their family farm in the NSW Southern Highlands.